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Report below updated in Spain at 18.30h on Thurs 13 May 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 13 May for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,598,452. This is an overall increase of 5,701 against the figure released on Wednesday, and of which 2,739 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 6,418 cases over Tuesday, of which 3,210 occurred in 24 hours. The peak of recorded infections for a 24-hour period during this third wave of the pandemic in Spain was on 21 January, when 18,504 cases were registered. 

The overall incidence rate has dropped another seven points to 166.32 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 173.78 and Tuesday 180.69.

It remains above the ‘extreme risk’ level in three regions: the Basque Country (333), Madrid (267) and Aragón (259). It is under 100 in seven regions: Valencia (32), the Balearic Islands (51), Murcia (63), Asturias (83), Extremadura (85), the Canary Islands (86) and Galicia (89).

There have now been 78,918 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,598,452. The figure for the past 7 days is 33,744

There are currently 7,375 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 1,931 are in intensive care. This represents 19.51% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain. 

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday 13 May is now 79,281 – an increase of 73 since Wednesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 2,739 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 13 May, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 1,167 in Madrid (last 24 hour increase was 1,225)
  • 238 in Andalusia (212)
  • 237 in Aragón (225)
  • 200 in Castilla y León (184)
  • 184 in Catalonia (141)
  • 178 in the Canary Islands (185)
  • 92 in Navarra (66)
  • 69 in the Valencia Region (74)
  • 64 in Asturias (45)
  • 59 in Extremadura (86)
  • 58 in Galicia (96)
  • 47 in Cantabria (46)
  • 44 in Murcia (44) 
  • 35 in La Rioja (44)
  • 33 in Castilla La Mancha (51)
  • 13 in the Basque Country (457)
  • 9 in the Balearic Islands (11)
  • 1 in Ceuta (0)
  • 11 in Melilla (18)

A full breakdown of the data per region can be found by clicking here.

Health workers preparing to administer jabs of Covid-19 vaccines in Valencia.
Health workers preparing to administer jabs of Covid-19 vaccines in Valencia. (GVA.es)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 13 May) show that Spain has received 23,107,595 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 21,071,940 jabs have been administered. 14,555,552 people have now received at least one jab, representing 30.7% of the population. 6,716,156 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 14.2% of the population. In a separate report, we publish the amount of vaccines received and administered for each region in Spain, as well as the percentage of citizens vaccinated per age group: Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

‘State of Alarm’ in Spain has ended

The State of Alarm in Spain ended on Sunday 9 May. Each region still has measures and restrictions in place, and you can find all the details in our separate, and regularly updated report: Details of restrictions for all regions of Spain, now ‘State of Alarm’ has ended

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