By Cathy Elelman • 11 July 2020 • 17:48
INCREASE: A total of 31 people have tested positive in Almeria since Friday.
THE Costa Almeria has seen a nearly 53 per cent surge in new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
A total of 31 people have tested positive for the virus since Friday, according to the Junta de Andalucia’s Health department, the same number as for all the seven other provinces in the region put together.
This makes it the worst day for new cases in Almeria since the state of alarm was lifted.
As of Saturday there are 81 active coronavirus cases in Almeria, up from 53 a day earlier.
Three of the people included in Friday’s figures are now classified as having made a recovery.
Eight of Almeria’s current Covid patients are receiving hospital treatment. Two are in intensive care.
Granada and Malaga provinces have both registered 11 new Covid-19 cases in the last day.
Another four people in Cadiz have tested positive, three in Cordoba, while the number of new cases detected in Huelva and Seville is just one.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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