Updated below in Spain at 17.15h on Sunday 31 May
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest figures
The latest official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Sunday 31 May show that there have now been 27,127 Coronavirus-related deaths in Spain – an increase of 2 in 24 hours and 39 deaths in the past 7 days.
The official figure released on Sunday 31 May for the total number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus only through a PCR test is now 239,429 – an increase of 96 over Saturday.
Eight regions (Balearic Islands, Valencia, Galicia, Murcia, the Basque Country, La Rioja, Ceuta and Melilla) have not registered any new infections in the past 24 hours.
Saturday’s overall figure for the increase of infections only through PCR testing was 271 over Friday. Friday’s figure had been 187 over Thursday. Thursday had been 182.
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.
Pedro Sánchez to seek final extension to ‘state of alarm’
In a televised address on Sunday 31 May, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced that he will be seeking a final extension of the ‘state of alarm’ until 22 June, but that it would be ‘different and much lighter’.
70% of Spanish population to Phase Two from Monday
From Monday, 70% of the Spanish population will be in Phase Two of Spain’s de-escalation of lockdown restrictions. Some islands in the Canary Islands and Formentera in the Balearic Islands will move to Phase Three.
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 updated report can be found here: Lifting of lockdown in Spain – full details of all phases for all regions.
Our previous reports on Coronavirus in Spain:
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