This is the rolling coronavirus story for Thursday 7 January 2021
Stats for the last 24 hours - 306 more cases and 2 more deaths
Red alert: Almería crosses the barrier of 300 cases
The celebration of Christmas can lead to an increase in new infections
Bad, very bad data from this Thursday. The province crosses the barrier of 300 new cases of Covid-19, hovering around the figures of the worst moments of the pandemic in Almería. Figures that could be increasing after the Christmas festivities ended this Wednesday, January 6.
In addition, the province has to mourn two new deaths.
Contagions in the last 24 hours
The daily report, prepared by the Andalusian Regional Government Health Department, reports that Almería has added a total of 306 new positives in the last 24 hours.
Bad data for the province, as in the rest of Andalusia. The community registers 2,687 cases of coronavirus, the highest number since November 26.
In Almería, since the start of the pandemic, a total of 22,425 people have been infected with coronavirus, cases detected through Active Infection Diagnostic Tests (by PCR technique or rapid antigen tests).
Almería registers in the last 24 hours two of the five deaths that occur in Andalusia and there are already 298 people who have lost their lives since the start of the pandemic.
In the last 24 hours there has been a new hospitalization without being in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
By provinces, the situation of the hospitals is as follows: in Almería (104 hospitalizations, of which 27 in ICU), Cádiz (204 hospitalizations, of which 27 in ICU), Córdoba (108 hospitalizations, of which 16 in ICU ), Granada (185 hospitalizations, of which 48 in ICU), Huelva (37 hospitalizations, of which 11 in ICU), Jaén (112 hospitalizations, of which 23 in ICU), Malaga (188 hospitalizations, of which 26 in ICU) and Seville (150 hospitalizations, of which 33 in ICU).
A total of 39 people have overcome the disease in the last hours and 18,911 have already recovered from Almeria.
The Junta de Andalucía has also reported this Thursday of the new outbreaks detected in the autonomous community. Thus, during the last week 53 have been declared, which add up to a total of 548 cases.
In Almería, eight new outbreaks have been detected that add up to 63 infections spread over the Poniente Health District (four outbreaks of 5, 12, 8 and 8 cases), Levante-Alto Almanzora District (three outbreaks of 14, 4 and 5 cases) and Almería Health District (an outbreak of 7 cases).
From last week 53 outbreaks are still active in Andalusia, seven in the province of Almería.
Cumulative stats from the Almería 360 site