Covid death toll continues to rise. | Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter


The Balearic Ministry for Health today reported 450 new cases of Covid in the Balearics. Two more deaths from the virus have been confirmed, taking the official number of deaths since the start of the pandemic on the islands to 1,424.

The positivity test rate is 24.2%, slightly lower than the 25.4% average for the past week.
Of the total number of new cases, 229 have been confirmed in Mallorca, 77 in Ibiza, 58 in Minorca and 3 in Formentera. There are also 83 positive cases without specifying the island.

The cumulative incidence rate for 14 days in the islands as a whole is 350.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. For the past week, it stands at 168 cases.

By islands, Formentera continues to have the highest 14-day cumulative incidence - 478 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. It is followed by Ibiza with 422. Mallorca with 351, and Minorca with 209.

973,946 people in the Balearics have been fully vaccinated, which represents 87% of the population over the age of four. 60.8% have received the booster dose.