This is the rolling coronavirus story for Thursday 19 August 2021
Stats for the last 24 hours - 142 more cases and 4 more deaths
Four other deaths from coronavirus despite the drop in daily positives
Five new hospitalized in the last 24 hours, in which 311 people have recovered
Four more people have lost their lives in Almería in the last hours due to the coronavirus. This is extracted from the report of the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, which has notified the four deaths this Thursday, so there are already 880 deaths in the province since the beginning of the pandemic and 33 only so far this month.
Figures that show the lethality of this fifth wave that, however, is losing strength in terms of new infections: the Board today reports 142 cases detected in the last 24 hours through PDIA tests (PCR technique or rapid antigen test) , a fact that makes Almería the Andalusian province with the least infected since yesterday.
Recoveries also continue to skyrocket, with 311 people who have received epidemiological discharge after overcoming the disease.
On the contrary, the movement in hospitals continues, with five admissions although none new to the ICU.
Thus, as of August 19, active cases of coronavirus in the province fell to 6,979: it is the difference between the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic (66,738) and the difference between the total number of deaths (880 ) and cured (58,879).
The cumulative incidence rate, when the Levante Alto-Almanzora health district has dropped to alert level 1 while the rest of the province remains at level 2, continues to decline. The province of Almería is now in the 366 cases in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants. In Almería capital, this marker is placed at 403.3. By health districts, the incidence is 383.2 in Almería, 264.4 in Levante-Alto Almanzora and 401.7 in Poniente.
With data from the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía, there are currently 83 confirmed patients with coronavirus admitted to centers in the province of Almería. Of them, 21 are in the Intensive Care Unit.
In the autonomous community as a whole, 89 new admissions have been registered over the last 24 hours, with 14 people referred to Intensive Care. Regarding hospital pressure, there are 1,351 patients with Covid-19 in Andalusian hospitals, of which 239 are in the ICU.
In the rest of the community they are distributed in this way: in Cádiz there are 159 people hospitalized with Covid-19, of which 26 in ICU; in Córdoba, 111, of which 21 in ICU; in Granada there are 145 patients hospitalized for the disease, of which 24 are in the ICU; and in Huelva there are 69 hospitalizations, 11 of which are in the ICU.
Likewise, in Jaén 103 people are admitted with coronavirus, 10 of them in ICU; in Malaga there are 401 hospitalizations, with 68 in ICU; and in Seville, 280 hospitalized patients, with 48 in Intensive Care.
Regarding the total of Andalusia, the Board collects this Thursday, August 18, 2,031 more positives that have been notified after the results of PDIA.
With its 142 cases reported in this last day, Almería is the Andalusian province with the least positives. Sevilla tops the list with 514 followed by Malaga, with 335. Then there are Cádiz, with 291, Granada with 258, Córdoba with 178, Jaén with 170 and Huelva with 143.
The data of the deceased is once again devastating. This Thursday, 30 deaths have been reported in Andalusia due to covid-19: in Seville there have been 16 deaths due to the coronavirus, 4 in Almería, 4 in Granada and 4 in Malaga and 2 in Córdoba.
In the section of recovered, 4,540 people have received the epidemiological discharge.
El Ejido now has 378.5 cases (approximately 24 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 401.7 cases (approximately 34 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
If you want to see the breakdown by age groups and regions click at the image for details
85.1% of people in Andalucía aged 12 and over have had at least 1 vaccination - 0.5% more than the last published value
70.5% of people in Andalucía aged 12 and over have been vaccinated completely - 1.6% more than the last published value
83.7% of people in Spain aged 12 and over have had at least 1 vaccination - 0.4% more than the last published value
72.6% of people in Spain aged 12 and over have been vaccinated fully - 0.8% more than the last published value