This is the rolling coronavirus story for Saturday 29 May 2021
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3 municipalities in the province hit more than cases 250 per 100,000 people
See the table in the article here on the La Voz de Almería site.
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Extreme risk returns: three municipalities in the province exceed 250 cases
Almería remains the province with the fewest municipalities in red alert
The alert for covid returns to the province. If last week Almería celebrated not having any municipality among the Andalusians who are at extreme risk, the situation has become different with the passing of the days and this Saturday there are three towns in Almería that have seen the incidence rate of the covid.
The latest update of the Covid Portal of the Junta de Andalucía collects that, despite the fact that the provincial average has fallen again this week to stand at almost 76 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, 11 points less than seven days ago, the situation in the municipalities Bacares, Abrucena and Pulpí is the one that now worries the health authorities the most.
This is how it is after over the last week the rate has shot up to 800 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the municipality of Bacares, which only has 250 inhabitants and where two infected have been diagnosed in the last 14 days , both in this week.
For its part, in Abrucena the advance of the pandemic has not been so aggressive, since it presents a rate of 422 after among its 1,183 neighbors five positives have been detected during the last two weeks, three of them between 24 and 28 of May.
As for Pulpí, the municipality with the most inhabitants of the three who are at 'extreme risk', the incidence rate exceeds by 49 points the 250 cases per 100,000 inhabitants that are considered as an alert situation, a consequence of detecting 31 positive among your neighbors in the last 14 days, 23 of them this week.
The ‘tourists’ are back: Almería receives its first flight from the United Kingdom today
One year later, international flights return to El Alquián airport
International tourists are back in Almería and this Saturday the flights linking the province with the United Kingdom have resumed, after a year suspended as a result of the restrictions applied to stop the covid.
But the end of the state of alarm and the decision of the Government of Spain to open its borders to tourists from the United Kingdom, who, since last Monday, May 24, will be able to freely enter Spain "for non-essential reasons, such as tourism" , collects the update of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation about the requirements for access to the country.
Similarly, as of May 24, the Government highlights, UK resident travelers "will NOT need" to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate (PCR), provided they have been in the UK for the last 14 days. On the other hand, it is mandatory for all UK residents traveling to Spain (including children of all ages) to complete a Health Check Form (FCS).
With this arrival, the province's international air routes are reopened, which had been closed for the last year since the state of alarm was decreed in March 2020 in Spain and in most of the countries from which flights were operated. with the province, the airspace was closed to the arrival of aircraft from Europe.
Now they are back and it is a fact that some accounts that follow the news of the Almeria airport and that have wanted to highlight in their networks the return of international flights have also celebrated on social networks.
Stats for the last 24 hours - 50 more cases and 1 more death
Almería keeps the new positives stable, but adds another deceased
The province maintains 35 hospitalized, of which 17 are seriously ill in the ICU
Almería has managed to stabilize the coronavirus curve over the last few weeks and today it has maintained this trend, since the 50 new infected detected in the last 24 hours, which rise to 54,744 those detected since the beginning of the pandemic, are similar to 44 on the eve, 50 on Thursday, 34 on Wednesday and 47 on Tuesday.
This is how it is collected this Saturday by the epidemiological part of the Andalusian Regional Government's Ministry of Health and Families, in which, contrary to what usually happens, the vaccination data corresponding to each province have not been detailed due to a "problem technician in data download ", as reported by Health sources, so it has only been reported that, until this Friday, there are 4,629,551 doses administered in the community, 99.02% of those received .
Back to the epidemiological data, the province of Almería today had to mourn a new death among patients with coronavirus, which already leaves a total of 830 deaths since March and ends another two consecutive days without deaths.
Less than 1,000 active cases
As for those hospitalized, today there are 35 people from Almería with coronavirus who occupy a bed in Torrecárdenas, Poniente or La Inmaculada, where there are also a total of 17 patients in Intensive Care given the severity with which the coronavirus has affected them.
With this pressure, Almería ranks as the province with the lowest number of hospitalized, since the still photo thus leaves the admissions in Andalusia: Cádiz (67 hospitalizations, of which 18 in ICU), Córdoba (68 hospitalizations, of which 27 in ICU), Granada (164 hospitalizations, of which 47 in ICU), Huelva (55 hospitalizations, of which 6 in ICU), Jaén (101 hospitalizations, of which 22 in ICU), Malaga (107 hospitalizations, of which than 16 in ICU) and Seville (233 hospitalizations, of which 67 in ICU).
Finally, the patients recovered this Saturday have once again outperformed the new positives, which represents a further reduction in active cases. Thus, today there have been 70 people from Almeria with an epidemiological high, 20 more than the new positives, and it falls for the first time since the explosion of the last wave of the covid of 1,000 active cases, as there are 991.