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Coronavirus in Spain figures (13 June)

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Report below updated in Spain at 17h on Saturday 13 June

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figures* released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Saturday 13 June still show a total of 27,136 deaths from Coronavirus in Spain, meaning that there has not been a change since last Sunday. The ministry still states that a ‘validation of the deceased cases is being carried out to correct the historical series, which will then be updated weekly’.

The figures state that there have been 27 deaths in the past 7 days.

Friday’s figures had shown 25 deaths over 7 days. Thursday had shown 32 deaths over 7 days.

The current peak of recorded deaths related to Coronavirus in a 24-hour period in Spain was on 2 April, when 950 deaths were registered.

The official figure released by the Health Ministry on Saturday 13 June for the total number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus only through a PCR test is now 243,605 – an increase of 130 over Friday.

Of the 130 new cases, 75 are in Madrid and 21 in Catalonia.

Friday’s figure for the increase of infections only through PCR testing had been 155 over Thursday. Thursday’s comparative figure had been 156 over Wednesday.

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.

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A cleaner working at one of the temporary hospitals set up at the Pavelló Salut Guinardó in Barcelona during the Coronavirus pandemic. (Isaac Planella / Barcelona.cat)

*Confusion and discrepancies

There has been recent confusion regarding the Coronavirus mortality figures released by Spain’s central Health Ministry, as well as on-going discrepancies with the data released by some of the country’s regional health authorities.

ALSO READ: Spain’s ‘excess mortality’ during Coronavirus pandemic is over 43,000

Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE) recently published figures showing that the number of deaths for the first 21 weeks of 2020 have been 24% higher than for the same period in 2019 – based on information received from the country’s civil registries (1 January to 24 May). The number of deaths during this period for 2020 is 43,945 higher than in 2019.

The INE report of its latest statistics also states that the week between 30 March and 5 April saw the highest number of deaths in the year, ‘with 20,575 deaths, 154.6% higher than the same week in 2019′. During the week of 18 May – the last week included in the study – an estimated 7,470 people died, which is ‘a similar figure to the 7,429 from the same week in 2019′, the INE stated.

Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa has said that, ‘Spain is following a very strict definition of cases [both for deaths and infections of Coronavirus] in line with international authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Anyone who tests positive for Covid-19 and then dies is considered a Coronavirus fatality.’

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Health Ministry map for Monday 15 June
Health Ministry map for Monday 15 June

Lifting of Lockdown phases

Over 70% of Spain will be in Phase Three on Monday 15 June. We’ve published all the key rules and measures regarding the four phases of the government’s de-escalation plan in a separate report, together with the current ‘phase status’ for each region and province. The fully 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.

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Our previous reports on Coronavirus in Spain:

ALSO READ: Coronavirus in Spain figures (12 June)

ALSO READ: Belgian prince fined for breaking quarantine rules in Spain

ALSO READ: Coronavirus in Spain figures (11 June)

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ALSO READ: Spain reiterates that international visitors must wait until 1 July

ALSO READ: Spain prepares for national and international tourists … but will they come?

ALSO READ: Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘state of alarm’ for final time, until 21 June

ALSO READ: Man jumps travel restrictions to board flight from Madrid to Lanzarote – and receives positive Covid-19 result

ALSO READ: Spain’s ‘excess mortality’ during Coronavirus pandemic is over 43,000

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

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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

ALSO READ: Ryanair plans to restore 40% of flights from 1 July

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