Coronavirus —

Andalusia reaches the 1,389 deaths from coronavirus, twelve more in 24 hours and worse data since May 9 when 16 people died, according to data released this Saturday by the Ministry of Health, which also recorded a decrease with 21 positive cases confirmed by PCR, twelve new hospitalized and no new I join a Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

In total, Andalusia adds 12,597 positive cases since the start of the pandemic, 21 more in 24 hours, less than 29 on Friday, 45 on Thursday – only 24 of them new – and 29 on Wednesday, although higher than 15 on Tuesday and well above of the eight registered on Monday, the best data since the start of the pandemic.

The incidence rate in Andalusia in the last 14 days, it has grown more than a tenth to 4.12 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, slightly less than four times lower than the national average, located at 14.81 and which is one of the main parameters to keep in mind. account for de-escalation. Andalusia continues to register the fourth lowest rate among the autonomous communities, second only to Melilla, with 2.31; Canary Islands, with 3.30; and Asturias, with 3.23 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last two weeks.

The twelve deceased this Saturday, worst data since May 9 when 16 people died, is much higher than the two deceased on Friday, which were the lowest number in the last week if Monday was excluded, the first day without deaths since the start of the pandemic in Andalusia .

For its part, the number of hospitalized patients maintained its good evolution and totaled 6,229, twelve more in 24 hours, higher than the five on Friday. The number of ICU admissions is still contained and stands at 766, one less than on Friday. The Ministry of Health does not provide figures for asymptomatic cases or for cured patients.

As previously reported by the Ministry of Health, Andalusia has dropped this Saturday from the 200 patients admitted for the Covid-19 coronavirus, a day in which 197 people remain in Andalusian hospitals, 15 fewer than in the last 24 hours, of which 52 are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the same figure as for two days.