Andalusia adds this Wednesday, September 16, a total of 16 deaths from Covid-19 coronavirus in the last 24 hours, six less than this Tuesday, which registered the highest number since the start of the de-escalation, according to data consulted by Europa Press on the website of the Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia (IECA), which reflect a slight decrease in the rate of daily contagion with 915 cases confirmed by PCR, 123 less than those registered this Tuesday.
The 16 deaths this Wednesday are the second highest daily figure of the second wave of the pandemic along with last Thursday, September 10 and are mainly concentrated in the provinces of Cádiz, with six, and Malaga and Seville, with three deaths each. , to which are added two in Córdoba and one in Jaén and Almería.
For its part, the daily number of infections has fallen below a thousand and registers the fourth decrease in the last five days – it only grew this Tuesday – since the record since the start of the pandemic was reached on Friday with 1,242 positives in 24 hours.
The province with the highest number of positives in the last 24 hours is Malaga again, with 306, followed by Seville with 224, Cádiz with 145 and Córdoba with 109. The rest register figures below one hundred, with 49 in Almería, 37 in Jaén, 24 in Granada and 21 in Huelva.
Andalusian hospitals reached 932 patients admitted for Covid-19 this Wednesday, six less in 24 hours and 167 more than a week ago, of which 121 are in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), one more than this Tuesday and three more than seven days ago.
The accumulated evolution of the data in the last seven days reflects 5,086 cases diagnosed by PCR, with 387 hospitalized, 20 admitted to the ICU, and 57 deaths throughout Andalusia.