What are the Covid-19 rates in the towns and villages of Andalucia, Spain? Search by province
Covid-19 rates. The virus has taken its toll in many areas of Andalucia
What is Covid-19 or Coronavirus? As if you didn’t know, but, I’ll roll it past you once more, just in case. According to WHO (no! not Roger and Pete) the World Health Organisation, Covid-19 is;
COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus. ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as ‘2019 novel coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV.’
What are the symptoms of Covid-19 Coronavirus?
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. In more severe cases, infection can cause
pneumonia or breathing difficulties. More rarely, the disease can be fatal. These symptoms are similar to
the flu (influenza) or the common cold, which are a lot more common than COVID-19. This is why testing
is required to confirm if someone has COVID-19. WHO link
So, there you have it. However, it’s not just as simple as that. Each week that passes, we are told that new strains of the virus have emerged. The lasted is the South Africa strain, followed by the Brazil strain and even our own UK strain.
Vaccines are now available, some better than others. They offer anything between 80 to 95% effectiveness against the virus. These figures are altered daily.
As if Brexit wasn’t boring enough, this Covid-19 Coronavirus is really getting people down.
There are numerous restrictions on civil liberties, lockdowns, curfews, travel restrictions and so on. In some cases, shops are stopping people buying anything deemed ‘not essential’.
The Costa del Sol has been hit hard by the virus and the laws surrounding it. Even during the winter months, Nerja and the Costa del Sol would see plenty of Winter sun holidaymakers,
Now its locals only.
Don’t let the virus get you down
Never mind. Let’s all look forward to the future and when we can travel again. With the new vaccines, they give us hope of defeating this horrible virus. So, for now, why not keep logging on to this blog and the Nerja Beach Holidays website. You can do a spot of window shopping and see the new properties that have been added.
Map of infection rates in Malaga province and Andalucia
The Sur in English, a free, English language newspaper for the Andalucia area has published a map. This map shows in great details the infection rates etc in each of the areas. It will give you a good idea of how we are coping in the region. Map of infections.
The first Moderna coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Andalucía ‘next week’
The Junta’s Minister of Health says the region has administered the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine to 55,000 people – but is calling for more supplies from central government. See more.