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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Weds 23 June 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 23 June for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,773,032. This is an overall increase of 4,341 against the figure released on Tuesday, of which 2,124 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 4,040 over Monday, of which 1,799 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 increased for the first time since April, albeit by just three decimal points to 92.57 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Tuesday it was 92.25 and Monday 92.46. The incidence rate is over 150 in just Andalusia (169).

There have now been 43,927 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,773,032. The figure for the past 7 days is 20,573

There are currently 2,504 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 683 are in intensive care. This represents 7.2% 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 Wednesday 23 June is 80,748 – an increase of 29 since Tuesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 2,124 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Wednesday 23 June, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 480 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 474)
  • 390 in Madrid (360)
  • 259 in Andalusia (116)
  • 177 in the Canary Islands (150)
  • 166 in the Basque Country (127)
  • 114 in Aragón (69)
  • 88 in Castilla y León (107)
  • 68 in Asturias (41)
  • 59 in Navarra (38)
  • 58 in the Valencia Region (71)
  • 53 in Galicia (46)
  • 53 in Murcia (35)
  • 49 in Extremadura (55)
  • 41 in Cantabria (53)
  • 31 in the Balearic Islands (36)
  • 24 in La Rioja (14)
  • 11 in Castilla La Mancha (3) 
  • 1 in Ceuta (2)
  • in Melilla (2)

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

Citizens receiving jabs of the AstraZeneca vaccine
Citizens receiving jabs of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Barcelona in March. (Govern.cat)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 23 June) show that Spain has received 41,218,602 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 37,560,626 jabs have been administered. 23,772,029 people have now received at least one jab, representing 50.1% of the population. 15,138,439 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 31.9% 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

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