By Cathy Elelman • 29 July 2020 • 9:55
NEW CASES: Another 33 people tested positive for the virus in Almeria on Tuesday.
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A NEW focus of Covid-19 in Vera ups the number of active outbreaks in Almeria to nine.
The Junta de Andalucia’s Health and Families department reported on Tuesday that there are four cases in Vera.
In all 213 people are affected by the outbreaks, of which 102 are in El Ejido and 50 in Nijar, where there are three separate focuses. There are also focuses in Berja, Pulpi, Laujar de Andarax and Cuevas del Almanzora.
On Tuesday another 33 people in Almeria tested positive for the virus. This brings the total number of registered cases in the province since the start of the pandemic to 1,365, of which 449 remain active.
Of these 20 are receiving treatment in hospital; three 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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