By Cathy Elelman • 22 August 2020 • 18:00
NEW TOTAL: Almeria has now recorded 3,716 cases of the virus since February.
CREDIT: Govern Illes Balears Twitter @goib
ALMERIA has registered its second worst day for new Covid-19 infections since the start of the pandemic.
Another 164 people have tested positive for the virus since Friday, a daily figure beaten only by the 186 positive cases the Junta de Andalucia’s regional Health ministry reported last Monday August 17.
The total number of cases recorded in Almeria since February now stands at 3,716.
There have been a further six hospitalisations of Covid-19 patients over the last 24 hours, four in intensive care.
The total number of death from the virus remains unchanged at 64.
As it stands there are 2,171 active Covid-19 cases in the province. Of these 72 are receiving treatment in hospital, with 15 in intensive care units.
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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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