This is the rolling coronavirus story for Tuesday 8 September 2020.


Stats for the last 24 hours - 193 cases and 1 death

Google translation:

Almería adds another death from coronavirus and touches 200 infections in one day

Almost 140 people receive the epidemiological discharge and there are only 6 new admitted

For the tenth consecutive day, the coronavirus leaves a person deceased in the province of Almería in a day in which the number of daily infections once again reaches 200 cases. Despite the increase in positives compared to Monday - today there are 193 compared to 125 yesterday - only 6 people have had to enter hospitals because of Covid-19 (none of them in the Intensive Care Unit) and there is again one significant number of recovered, 138.

These are data (updated until seven in the morning) that the Ministry of Health and Families has released this Tuesday, September 8, when Andalusia again exceeds one thousand positives (1,043) with the province of Malaga in the lead (307 cases detected through PCR in the last 24 hours), followed by Almería, with 193.

According to the Junta de Andalucía, there have been no news in the last 24 hours regarding the outbreak declared on August 13 in the El Zapillo nursing home, which has already claimed eleven deaths, while that of the El Manantial de Terque residence reaches 43 confirmed cases: 33 residents and 10 workers.

With this latest update, Almería reaches the figure of 89 deaths since the outbreak of the health crisis.


Although the number of infections detected through PCR tests continues to be high, hospital admissions are gradually decreasing due to this disease.

This Tuesday there have been six people who have arrived at hospitals in the province, none of them in the ICU. At the moment, 92 patients are still admitted to Almería, 16 of them in the ICU.

In Andalusia as a whole, this is the situation left by the virus: in Cádiz there are 104 hospitalizations, of which 17 in ICU; in Córdoba, 89 hospitalizations, of which 13 in ICU; in Granada, 78 hospitalizations, of which 15 in ICU; Huelva has 3 hospitalizations, of which 1 in the ICU; in Jaén there are 31 hospitalizations, of which 9 in the ICU ;, in Malaga there are 222 hospitalizations, of which 30 in the ICU; and in Seville there are currently 131 people admitted for the coronavirus, of which 16 in ICU.

The data included in this news is extracted from the daily report sent by the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía.


Premises in Almerimar closed by the police - article published yesterday - details events over the weekend

Google translation of a segment of the story:

"In this line, the Local Police of El Ejido has carried out the sealing of an establishment on Cervantes street for breach of the closure decree and of a premises in Almerimar, also for not complying with the norm."


 The latest Almería 360 cases data

As usual see the tables in the Spanish article.


Latest cumulative stats based on the information published on Almería 360 - (note I have increased it a little in size today. To make it easier to read. Click on the image to be taken to a bigger version - then click on the image that appears to see the table full size.



 El Ejido police identifying breaches in protocol in the area

Google translation:

The Ejido draws up 120 minutes for breach of home isolation

The police have sealed 4 hotel establishments; it has vacated 5 premises and 2 terraces; It has closed 4 more terraces for breach of the norm; The illegal point of sale on Calle Manolo Escobar has been eradicated on up to 2 occasions and 50 vehicles have been identified and 65 people have been proposed for sanction during a 'hang-out' of cars and people in the parking lots of a fruit and vegetable company.

The City Council of El Ejido has made a total of 537 follow-up calls of positive cases for covid-19 in the last 14 days and 120 reports of incidents have been prepared either because it has been detected that the home isolation is not being complied with or else because the sick person has not been located.

The mayor of El Ejido, Francisco Góngora, has emphasized “the high percentage of cases detected in which confinement is not being respected and the need to implement means and personnel for the tracking and personnel of the Security Forces and Bodies that Together with the Local Police, they carry out follow-up tasks to be more effective, guarantee isolation, and thus try to stop new infections ”. In the same way, he pointed out that "it is necessary to extend the opening hours of the Health Centers and to speed up, to the maximum, the sanctioning files".

In the last two weeks, the Local Police of El Ejido has sealed off 4 hotel establishments, has evicted 5 premises and 2 terraces, has closed 4 more terraces for breach of the norm, has been eradicated on up to 2 occasions the illegal point of sale of the Manolo Escobar street and 50 vehicles have been identified and 65 people have been proposed for punishment during a 'hangout' of cars and people in the parking lots of a fruit and vegetable company.

Since August 16, the Local Police have sent to the Health delegation a total of 22 records of public establishments for non-compliance with health measures.