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Stats for the last 24 hours - 223 more cases and no more deaths
Contagions skyrocket in Almería: more than 220 in just 24 hours
The province has a total of 1.8622 active cases
Infections are increasing day after day and soar in Andalusia, but Almería is no stranger to this 'explosion' of the fifth wave of the pandemic. Some data that have raised the incident rates of the last 14 days to very worrying figures.
According to the latest data update by the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography (IECA), the province of Almeria surpasses the barrier of 200 cases, something that had not happened for three months (specifically, on April 16, 205 were notified positive).
On this Friday, the Andalusian Regional Government Health Department counts 223 positives detected in Almería through PDIA tests (antigen test and PCR), compared to 176 the day before.
The evolution of the pandemic in the Andalusian community continues to be negative and infections continue to rise. In these last 24 hours, it adds a total of 3,610 infections, with all its provinces above 150 cases.
The good news keeps coming from the hospitals. No person has died in the province in this last day. Since the start of the pandemic, in March 2020, 839 people with Covid have lost their lives.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) does not suffer new admissions and it is only necessary to add a new one in the plant in one of the hospitals in Almería.
In addition, the number of people who have been discharged during the last day has increased: a total of 48 in the province. Since March 2020, there are already 54,999 people from Almeria who have overcome the disease.
As of this July 16, Almería has a total of 1.8622 active cases: it is the result of the difference between the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic (57,700) and the difference between the total number of deaths (839) and of recovered (54,999).
Last 14 days
The provincial incidence rate for the last 14 days rises to 202.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 188.1 this Thursday.
The situation in the province's health districts also worsens: Almería has 245.6 infections (the day before it was 229.6), Poniente has 144.4 (compared to 128.4 yesterday) and Levante- Alto Almanzora, 212.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants (this Thursday was 206.9).
The capital of Almería currently has an incidence rate of 262.3 infections in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 241.4 the day before. The city is already at what is considered an extreme risk of contagion.
These figures are for the last period - up to Thursday 15 July 2021 (published a day later)
99.8% of 70-79 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.0% increase
98.1% of 60-69 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.4% increase
91.6% of 50-59 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 0.3% increase
82.3% of 40-49 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 1.1% increase
58.4% of 30-39 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 2.8% increase
17.0% of 20-29 year olds in Andalucía have had at least one vaccination - a 1.5% increase
Weekday stats for the area
El Ejido now has 169.5 cases (approximately 8 more than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)
Poniente Region now has 144.4 cases (approximately 16 more than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)