By Cathy Elelman • 01 September 2020 • 15:15
GRIM DAY: A total of 234 people have tested positive in the last 24 hours.
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THE Costa Almeria has registered another daily record for new Covid-19 infections.
On what is a grim day for statistics in the province’s battle against the pandemic, the Junta de Andalucia’s Health and Consumer department reported that 234 have people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours.
The highest daily figure up until Tuesday was the 190 positives reported just three days earlier on Saturday.
There have also been four further Covid-19 deaths since Monday.
Almeria’s death tally from the illness since the start of the pandemic now stands at 78.
Of the new cases reported today, 139 are in Almeria city health district.
Nijar accounts for 28, Roquetas de Mar 25 and El Ejido 23.
There are 11 new cases in the Levante-Upper Almanzora health district: five in Cuevas del Almanzora, three in Vera, two in Huercal-Overa and one each in Pulpi and Mojacar.
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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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