By Cathy Elelman • 25 July 2020 • 20:11
INCREASE: Another 29 people in Almeria have tested positive for the virus since Friday.
THE number of new Covid-19 cases on the Costa Almeria continues to increase.
Another 29 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, according to figures from the Andalucia regional government’s Health department.
There are currently eight coronavirus outbreaks in the province. The worst is in El Ejido, where the four new cases registered since Friday bring the number of infected people in the municipality to 96.
This makes it the second biggest outbreak in Andalucia.
Cuevas del Almanzora council reported three active cases in the municipality, but stressed the situation was under control.
At the moment Almeria has the highest number of Covid-19 patients, 14, receiving hospital treatment among the eight Andalucia provinces. Two are in intensive care.
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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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