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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Thurs 17 June 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 17 June for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,753,228. This is an overall increase of 4,197 against the figure released on Wednesday, and of which 1,801 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 3,832 over Tuesday, of which 1,922 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 two more points to 96.64 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 98.78 and Tuesday 101.39.

The incidence rate is over 100 in just four regions: Andalusia (177), Navarra (108), La Rioja (155) and the Basque Country (126). 

There have now been 45,857 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,753,228. The figure for the past 7 days is 20,517

There are currently 2,959 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 835 are in intensive care. This represents 8.89% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain. 

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 17 June is 80,634 – an increase of 19 since Wednesday. Four regions (La Rioja, Navarra, Murcia & Extremadura), as well as Ceuta and Melilla, have reported no deaths in the past seven days.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 1,801 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 17 June, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 362 in Madrid (last 24 hour increase was 461)
  • 345 in Catalonia (253)
  • 252 in Andalusia (237)
  • 172 in the Basque Country (131)
  • 149 in the Canary Islands (166)
  • 97 in Aragón (91)
  • 94 in Castilla y León (177)
  • 50 in Extremadura (62)
  • 46 in Murcia (41)
  • 46 in Navarra (62)
  • 37 in the Valencia Region (51)
  • 35 in Asturias (48)
  • 34 in La Rioja (39)
  • 33 in Galicia (31)
  • 20 in Cantabria (36)
  • 15 in Castilla La Mancha (6) 
  • 10 in the Balearic Islands (28)
  • 1 in Ceuta (1)
  • in Melilla (0)

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

Mass vaccination of teachers and education staff being carried out in Valencia
Mass vaccination of teachers and education staff being carried out in Valencia during March 2021. (GVA.es)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 17 June) show that Spain has received 37,600,188 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 34,845,346 jabs have been administered. 22,365,104 people have now received at least one jab, representing 47.1% of the population. 13,641,091 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 28.7% 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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