This is the rolling coronavirus story for Sunday 3 January 2021
Stats for the last 24 hours - 209 more cases and no more deaths
Almería once again exceeds the red line of 200 cases in a day with 7 admissions
Hospital pressure increases after several days of decline, but there are no deaths
It is only three days of the new year and the province of Almería has already had to regret its first black day of 2021 this Sunday in which more than 200 new positives for coronavirus have been detected in the last 24 hours.
The daily part of the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía collects it in its daily report, in which Almería adds 209 infected since Saturday, which rises above 21,500 people from Almeria who have tested positive PCR or antigen test since March.
This new increase in positives, after two previous days in which 150 and 160 cases had been reported, is accompanied by an increase in the pressure that Almeria hospitals endure, because although yesterday there was one of the days with the least hospitalized of In recent weeks, today the hospital burden has risen again in the province, which stands at 82 admissions, six more than the day before, and 24 ICU patients, the same as this Saturday, January 2. In the last 24 hours, Health reports, seven people from Almería have needed to be admitted, one of them in serious condition who has been referred to an Intensive Care bed.
The positive trend is maintained in the section of deaths, stagnant at 289 since December 31 and which adds its second consecutive day without registering any death from covid in the province. Likewise, today another 100 covid patients from Almería have been recovered, leaving a total of 18,784 cured since March.
For its part, Andalusia adds 2,220 cases of Covid-19 coronavirus this Sunday, January 3, the highest number since November 22 and significantly higher than the 692 last Sunday, according to data consulted by Europa Press in the Ministry of Health and Families, which counts 14 deaths, twelve more than the day before.
This figure is the highest since Sunday, November 22, when 2,490 positives were added, and is significantly higher than the 1,237 infections on Saturday and the 692 from seven days ago.
Of the 2,220 positives registered in Andalusia, Malaga is the province with the highest number of infections with 503, followed by Cádiz with 456, Seville with 342, Jaén with 222, Córdoba with 212, Almería with 209, Granada with 151 and Huelva with 125.
Malaga is also the province that leads the deaths of this day, with five, followed by Cádiz with four, Granada with three and Córdoba with two. These 14 deaths are higher than two o'clock the day before - the lowest figure since November 1 - and less than 17 last Sunday.
The patients admitted to all Andalusian hospitals for Covid-19 have risen this Sunday to 940, 47 more than on Saturday and 63 less than a week ago, of which 214 are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), eight more than the day before and 19 less than seven days ago.
These data appear in a graph published on social networks by the Junta de Andalucía, consulted by Europa Press, which reflects the daily evolution of hospital admissions for Covid-19 in the autonomous community.
The rise of 47 hospitalized is the highest of the week, after the reduction of 83 admitted on Saturday, 46 on Thursday and 39 on Wednesday, after the increase in 45 on Tuesday, 13 on Monday and 28 last Sunday.
The 940 hospitalized patients counted this Saturday are 63 less than the 1,003 registered seven days ago, 1,768 less than the 2,708 registered on March 30 in the maximum peak of the first wave and 2,538 less than the 3,478 of the peak of hospitalized in the second wave on November 10.
For its part, the number of admissions to the ICU increased by eight this Sunday, after falling by four on Saturday and Thursday, ten on Wednesday, remaining unchanged on Monday, falling by nine on Monday and three on Sunday.
The 214 patients in ICU counted this day are 19 less than the 233 hospitalized in these units a week ago, 224 less than the 438 counted on March 30 in the maximum peak of the first wave and 314 less than the 528 of the peak in ICU of the second wave on November 18.