Up to Thursday, no new fatality through Covid-19 had been reported this week in Malaga province, including the Costa del Sol, and five new cases had been reported in the previous 24 hours.

There were only 94 coronavirus patients still in hospital on Thursday in the whole Andalusian region, of whom 30 were in intensive care.

The data was published as usual by the regional Health ministry amid hopes that all the region can move into Phase Three in the coming days.

Those 94 people in hospital is equivalent to 97 per cent fewer than 30 March, the peak of the pandemic in southern Spain, when there were 2,708 in hospital.

In hospitals in Malaga province there were 17 still inside, with four in intensive care, this week.

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