The Junta de Andalucía gathers this Tuesday, September 14, the Regional Committee for High Impact on Public Health, known as expert committee that advises you on the Covid-19 pandemic, to review its evolution in the autonomous community and the possibility to relax restrictions in view of the downward trend in the cumulative incidence rate of confirmed cases per 100,000 inhabitants, which touches 100.
The meeting will be held this afternoon, two weeks after the last one, on August 31, in which the downward trend in the evolution of the pandemic. Since then, the cumulative incidence rate of infections has fallen in Andalusia by more than 137 points in 14 days, reaching this Monday, September 13, in 102.2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
The number of hospitalized patients has also decreased in the last two weeks, from 1,022 on August 31 to 573 that were counted this Monday, 153 of them admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICU).
In the Costa del Sol, the accumulated rate as of yesterday is 129.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and there are no longer any municipality at extreme risk level.
The Minister of the Presidency and spokesman for the Andalusian Government, Elijah Bendodo, already recognized in recent days the possibility that the Board would relax the restrictions if the rate fell below 100 cases, although it warned that this will be done “with a lot of responsibility«, Since a« new variant may come to ruin the whole strategy.