THE number of coronavirus cases in the Balearic Islands has risen to 1,000.
The regional Health ministry reported today Monday that another 42 people on the islands have tested positive for Covid-19 since Sunday.
The positive news is this compares with an increase of 96 yesterday and 107 the day before.
Three more people who caught the virus have died since yesterday, all elderly and with pre-existing medical conditions: an 80-year old man in Palma’s Hospital Universitario Son Espases, an 85-year old woman in the Palmaplanas Clínica Quiron, and a 95-year old woman in the General Hospital.
There have now been 36 coronavirus deaths in the Balearics.
As it stands, 353 Covid-19 patients have required hospital treatment and 100 people have recovered from the virus.