Sixteen Malaga municipalities free of Covid-19 in last two weeks

Covid numbers in Andalucia on Tuesday, April 5.

Sixteen municipalities in Malaga province registered free of Covid-19 in the last two weeks

According to the latest data updated on March 18 by the Andalucian Ministry of Health, as consulted by Europa Press, a total of sixteen municipalities in the province of Malaga have been registered free of Covid-19 in the last 14 days.

These sixteen locations are: Alfarnatejo, Canillas de Aceituno, Salares and Sedella, in the Axarquia health district; Macharaviaya and Totalan, in Malaga; and the remaining ten in Serrania de Ronda, specifically Alpandeire, Atajate, Benalauria, Cartajima, Genalguacil, Igualeja, Jubrique, Juzcar, Montecorto, and Pujerra.

Of these municipalities, only Canillas de Aceituno with 1,704 inhabitants), Totalan with 724, and Igualeja with 740 have a population greater than 600.

Even though Serrania de Ronda is the health district with ten municipalities Covid-free, in the last 14 days, in its other locations, it has recorded the highest cumulative incidence per 100,000 inhabitants, with a rate of 616.8 in the data available last Friday 18.

With a higher population, districts including the Costa del Sol (274.3), La Vega (333.5), and Valle de Guadalhorce (318.1), have a lower cumulative incidence. None of their municipalities has recorded zero cases yet though.

Pending the update tomorrow, Monday 21, in the province of Malaga as a whole, the cumulative incidence rate at 14 days is currently 375.3 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Official data from the Andalucian Government shows that the province of Malaga has 266,475 positives. A total of 2,329 people have died as a result of Covid-19, and 256,364 have recovered from the virus.

The number of patients currently hospitalised with coronavirus this March 19 was 154, of which 12 were in the Intensive Care Units, as reported by 101tv.es.

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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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