This is the rolling coronavirus story for Friday 6 August 2021

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Stats for the last 24 hours -  323 more cases and no more deaths

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Almería reaches the weekend with 323 new cases of coronavirus

There are also 9 more hospitalized compared to yesterday, with two admissions to the ICU

The province of Almería arrives at the weekend with 323 positives for coronavirus detected in the last 24 hours through PDIA tests (PCR technique or rapid antigen test). These are data extracted from the Andalusian Institute of Statistics and Cartography, which does not report any deceased.

The flow of hospitalized patients continues, with nine more patients admitted and two referred to the Intensive Care Unit. Regarding those recovered, this Friday there are 176 people from Almeria who have received an epidemiological discharge in the last 24 hours.

According to these data, as of August 6, there are 6,501 active cases in the province: active cases come from the difference between the total number of confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic (64,024) and the difference between the total number of deaths (858) and of cured (56,665).

Regarding the cumulative incidence rate, the province is now at 579 cases in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants. In Almería capital, this marker is placed at 762.5. By health districts, the incidence is 703.3 in Almería, 415.8 in Levante-Alto Almanzora and 524.9 in Poniente.


After this update, according to the Junta de Andalucía, in Almería there are 73 confirmed patients with coronavirus admitted to centers in the province. Of them, 20 are in the Intensive Care Unit.

In the autonomous community as a whole, the Ministry of Health and Families reports 143 new admissions, while 13 have required intensive care care. Regarding hospital pressure, there are 1,336 patients with Covid-19 in Andalusian hospitals, of which 252 are in the ICU.

In the rest of the community they are distributed as follows: in Cádiz there are 164 people hospitalized with Covid-19, of which 27 in ICU; in Córdoba, 118, of which 25 in ICU; in Granada there are 115 patients hospitalized for the disease, of which 21 are in the ICU; and in Huelva there are 68 hospitalizations, of which 9 are in the ICU.

For its part, in Jaén 70 people are admitted with coronavirus, 13 of them in ICU; in Malaga there are 492 hospitalizations, with 95 in ICU; and in Seville, 236 hospitalized patients, with 42 in Intensive Care.

In Andalucia

Looking at the whole of the autonomous community, the Board collects 4,651 new coronavirus infections notified through PDIA this Friday.

With its 323 cases, Almería is the second Andalusian province with fewer positives in the last 24 hours: only behind is Huelva with 290 cases. The list is headed by Seville and Malaga with 1,154 and 1,111 positives respectively. Later, Cádiz appears, with 662 cases, and further away Granada with 394 positives, Jaén with 389 and Córdoba with 328.

In these 24 hours, 16 deaths have been reported in Andalusia due to covid-19: Malaga and Seville each add five deaths, while both Cádiz, Córdoba and Granada have reported 2 deaths each. In the section of recovered, 3,048 people have received the epidemiological discharge.

In total, since the beginning of the health crisis, 738,981 people have contracted the disease in Andalusia, 10,434 have died and 636,176 have managed to recover.


At around 17:45 today the week day stats here have not been updated. They are normally updated by lunchtime. So I have updated the 14 day municipality stats using limited data from the Almería 36 site today. Hopefully they will be back to normal again soon.

El Ejido now has 519.4 cases (approximately 16 fewer than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)

Poniente Region now has 524.9 cases (approximately 8 more than yesterday) per 100,000 inhabitants based on the 14 day average (red for increase; blue for decrease)

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80.0% of people in Andalucía have had at least 1 vaccination - 0.7% more than yesterday

65.1% of people in Andalucía have been vaccinated completely - 0.6% more than yesterday

78.7% of people in Spain have had at least 1 vaccination - 0.6% more than yesterday

67.1% of people in Spain have been vaccinated fully - 0.5% more than yesterday