By Laura Kemp • 30 April 2021 • 19:18
A tribute to Covid-19 victims was staged on a Malaga beach on Wednesday.
A tribute to Covid-19 victims was staged on a Malaga beach on Wednesday. As reported in SUR, the CGT union organised an emotional tribute to those who have died due to Covid-19 along Malaga’s Misericordia beach.
Black figures on placards and sticks were distributed along the beach, representing each person who has lost their life.
Although the daily death figures have now decreased, with only two fatalities reported locally, the total fatalities in Malaga province, including the Costa, was 1,621 on Thursday.
Case numbers of Covid-19 in Spain have continued to slow down this week. The cumulative incidence rate stood at 230 nationally on Thursday.
The rate in Andalusia fell for the tenth day in a row to 225.7 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last two weeks, 25.9 fewer than a week before.
The 14-day rate in Malaga province, including the Costa del Sol, was 131 on Thursday, which is down from 138 the week before.
The total number of cases now recorded in Malaga province since the start of the pandemic was 94,127 on Thursday, nearly six per cent of the local population.
On April 28, the telephone numbers for those over 70 to request an appointment to be vaccinated against Covid were been activated in those provinces or health areas where it has been detected that there are older people who have not yet been located.
Click here to see the telephone numbers that have been supplied by the Health Council of the Junta de Andalusia to request an appointment for the vaccination of people over 70 years of age.
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Originally from UK, Laura is based in Axarquia and is a writer for the Euro Weekly News covering news and features.
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