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Report below updated in Spain at 17.30h on Monday 1 June
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest figures
The latest official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 1 June show 27,127 Coronavirus-related deaths in Spain – meaning no increase in the past 24 hours. There have now been 35 deaths in the past 7 days.
The official figure released on Monday 1 June for the total number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus only through a PCR test is now 239,638 – an increase of 71 over Sunday – the lowest daily increase since 5 March.
Out of the 71 new confirmed cases, 18 are in Madrid, 16 in Catalonia and 11 in Castilla y León.
Seven regions (Cantabria, Extremadura, Galicia, Murcia, the Basque Country, La Rioja and Melilla) have not registered any new infections in the past 24 hours.
Sunday’s figure for the increase of infections only through PCR testing was 96 over Saturday. Saturday’s figure had been 271 over Friday. Friday had been 187.
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.
70% of Spanish population now in Phase Two
From today, 70% of the Spanish population is now in Phase Two of Spain’s de-escalation of lockdown restrictions. Some islands in the Canary Islands and Formentera in the Balearic Islands have moved 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.
To download a full PDF (in Spanish) of all the updated measures for Phase Two that have been published in the Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE), please click here.
Here is also a link to a 29-page PDF (in Spanish) from the Spanish Health Ministry, providing all the guidelines for Phase Two.
On Saturday 30 May, the Spanish government published in its Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE) the full details of all the measures for Phase Three.
Here is also a link to a 22-page PDF (in Spanish) from the Spanish Health Ministry, providing all the guidelines for Phase Three.
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’.
Our previous reports on Coronavirus in Spain:
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