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Coronavirus in Spain figures (27 May)

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ALSO READ: Lifting of lockdown in Spain – full details of all phases, regions & provinces, plus what is permitted in each phase

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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Wednesday 27 May.


Latest figures & official period of mourning

Today Spain officially started a 10-day period of mourning to pay tribute to over 27,000 confirmed deaths from Coronavirus (Covid-19). Until 6 June, flags are flying at half-mast at more than 14,000 public buildings across Spain, as well as on all the navy’s vessels.

Official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 27 May show that there have now been 27,118 Coronavirus-related deaths in Spain – an increase of 1 in 24 hours, compared to the figure released on Tuesday.

Tuesday’s figures had shown an overall adjusted increase of 283 deaths compared to Monday’s figure, which had already been adjusted down by 1,918 from the figure released on Sunday.

The Health Ministry said that Tuesday’s figures represented an increase of 35 deaths for a 7-day period. They now state that today’s figures represent an increase of 1 death in 24 hours, and 39 deaths in the past 7 days.

The official figure released on Wednesday 27 May for the total number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus only through a PCR test was 236,769 – an increase of 231 over Tuesday.

Tuesday’s figure for the increase of infections only through PCR testing had been 194 over Monday. Monday’s figure had been 132 over Sunday. Sunday had been 246.

The current peak of recorded infections for a 24-hour period in Spain was on 31 March, when 9,222 new cases were registered (including from PCR and antibody).

A full breakdown in Spanish of the data per region, together with age group statistics can be found by clicking here.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez (centre) and his first deputy PM Carmen Calvo (left), standing with other ministers and staff outside Moncloa, during a minute’s silence for victims of Coronavirus on 27 May 2020. (Pool Moncloa / JM Cuadrado)

Phase Two has started (and Phase One for Madrid and Barcelona)

From Monday, many areas of Spain moved to Phase Two of the government’s de-escalation plan to lift lockdown restrictions. The Madrid region, the city of Barcelona (and metropolitan areas), as well as the entire region of Castilla y León, moved to Phase One.

ALSO READ: Barcelona enjoys Phase One, with parts of Catalonia in Phase Two.

We’ve published all the key rules and measures regarding the four phases in a separate report, together with full details of the current ‘phase status’ for each region and province. The report can be found here: Lifting of lockdown in Spain – full details of all phases for all regions.

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Our previous reports on Coronavirus in Spain:

ALSO READ: Coronavirus in Spain figures (26 May)

ALSO READ: Coronavirus in Spain figures (25 May)

ALSO READ: Barcelona enjoys Phase One, with parts of Catalonia in Phase Two.

ALSO READ: Far-right Vox party organise car protest

ALSO READ: Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘state of alarm’ until 7 June

ALSO READ: Face masks to be compulsory in closed spaces and outside, if not at 2-metre distance

ALSO READ: Spain extends international ban on entry into country until 15 June

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