By Cathy Elelman • 16 July 2020 • 17:27
RECORD: A further 60 Covid-19 cases have been detected in the province since Wednesday.
ALMERIA has registered its worst ever day for new Covid-19 infections.
The Junta de Andalucia’s Health department reported on Thursday that a further 60 cases have been recorded since Wednesday, the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic.
Until today the most new cases seen over 24 hours in Almeria was 31 on March 27 and then again on July 11.
There are currently four outbreaks of the virus in the Poniente area of the province.
The worst is in El Ejido, where there are 64 cases. There are 31 in Berja, all related to the agricultural sector, six in Adra and five in Roquetas.
To date a total of 1,013 people have been infected with Covid-19 in Almeria. Of these, 740 were detected through PCR tests.
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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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