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Coronavirus in Spain figures (27 May) – decrease in incidence rate flattens

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Report below updated in Spain at 18h on Thurs 27 May 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 27 May for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,663,176. This is an overall increase of 5,290 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 2,510 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 5,007 over Tuesday, of which 2,579 occurred in 24 hours. The peak of recorded infections for a 24-hour period during the pandemic in Spain was on 21 January, when 18,504 cases were registered. 

The overall incidence rate has dropped by just one point to 125.02 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 126.30 and Tuesday 128.12.

Only one region is above 200: the Basque Country (201). It remains under 100 in eight regions: Valencia (32), the Balearic Islands (39), Asturias (68), Murcia (73), Galicia (74), the Canary Islands (77), Extremadura (80) and Cantabria (82). However, the incidence rate has also risen slightly in six regions: Andalusia, the Balearic Islands, Cantabria, Castilla y León, Valencia and Navarra.

There have now been 59,324 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,63,176. The figure for the past 7 days is 26,776

There are currently 4,941 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 1,468 are in intensive care. This represents 15.12% 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 27 May is now 79,888 – an increase of 33 since Wednesday

Increase in infections per region

Of the 2,510 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 27 May, the numbers per region are as follows:

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

Health workers in Catalonia preparing to administer the one-dose Janssen vaccine. (Catalan Health Dept).

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 27 May) show that Spain has received 27,210,560 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 25,745,178 jabs have been administered. 17,487,591 people have now received at least one jab, representing 36.9% of the population. 8,614,678 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 18.2% 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

Click here for all previous reports on: Coronavirus in Spain

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