This is the rolling coronavirus story for Tuesday 16 February 2021
Stats for the last 24 hours - 131 more cases and 20 more deaths
20 new deaths in 24 hours: Almería relives a black day
Daily infections go down again
The epidemiological curve flattens out in the Andalusian community and in the province of Almería. However, what does not stop is the drama of deaths that is repeated day after day.
This Tuesday, Almería relives a black day when registering one of its worst figures regarding deaths, approaching 600 deaths with Covid since the start of the pandemic
The latest data update by the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA) reports that in the last 24 hours the province adds 20 new deaths. Since this health alert began, there are already 588 Almeria with coronavirus who have lost their lives.
Andalusia also has 113 deaths to mourn this day. On this day, Cádiz is once again the province that adds more deaths with 22, followed by Almería with 20, Seville and Malaga with 19 each, Granada with 16, Jaén with seven, and Córdoba and Huelva with five each.
Some data that comes in a day in which new infections continue to decline and, for the second consecutive day, do not reach 150. And it is that the IECA reports a total of 131 positives in the last 24 hours, compared to 142 of this Monday.
The incidence rate for the last 14 days in the capital decreased again, standing at 705.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. That of the province is 585.3 infections.
Andalusia does not exceed a thousand infections this Tuesday. According to the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, it adds up to 972 in 24 hours, its lowest figure in many weeks. The cumulative incidence rate in Andalusia drops this Monday to 451.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days.
Malaga is the province with the most confirmed cases on this day with 266, followed by Seville with 215, Cádiz with 174, Almería with 131, Córdoba with 66, Granada with 61, Jaén with 33 and Huelva with 26.
75 Covid patients are currently admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, where 407 people from Almeria have already passed.
A total of 28,134 people have already overcome the disease, 417 more in this last day.
Cumulative week day stats from the Almería 360 site - El Ejido now has 494.3 cases (approximately 31 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)