This is the rolling coronavirus story for Saturday 28 August 2021
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Stats for the last 24 hours - 123 more cases and 2 more deaths
Two other deaths from covid cloud a new decline in positives
The epidemiological curve continues to decline and there are 72 patients admitted and 17 in the ICU
The epidemiological curve continues to decline in Almería, which has added this Saturday its best day since last weekend in terms of the number of positives, because with 123 cases, the province has reduced by 16 those detected the day before, and faces the downward path in the fifth wave of the pandemic despite adding 68,021 positives since the beginning of the pandemic.
Despite the fact that infections are decreasing, as stated in the epidemiological part of the Ministry of Health and Families of the Junta de Andalucía, Almería has once again registered deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours, two in particular that bring the number to 898 global number of deaths in the pandemic and contrast with the absence of deaths registered yesterday, Friday, after eight days in a row adding deaths from covid in the province.
As for those hospitalized, there are 72 people from Almeria with coronavirus who occupy a bed in Torrecárdenas, Poniente or La Inmaculada, of which 17 are in a more serious condition and are admitted to an Intensive Care Unit. In this sense, throughout Andalusia there are 1,041 patients confirmed with COVID-19 who remain admitted to hospitals, of which that 219 are in ICU.
Fewer active cases
The good news, along with the decrease in infections detected in 24 hours, is the increase in the number of recovered patients, since a total of 394 have received epidemiological discharge, which makes the number of active cases fall again in the province , which already stands at 5,734 this Saturday.
Regarding the autonomous community, Andalusia registers this Saturday, August 28, a total of 1,514 coronavirus positives, 184 less than those recorded the day before and more than 1,100 less than those reported seven days ago, according to the data provided on this day by the Ministry of Health and Families, which counts 19 deaths, nine less than this Friday and two less than a week ago.
The community's cumulative incidence rate continues to decline and stands at 254.5, which is 15.5 points less than the previous day and 101.5 points less than a week ago when the rate was 356.01 cases per 100,000 population. In addition, it is the lowest in more than a month since July 9 was 243.