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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Thurs 24 June 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 24 June for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,777,539. This is an overall increase of 4,057 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 2,210 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 4,341 over Tuesday, of which 2,124 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. Today’s figures exclude updates from Valencia.

The overall incidence rate has increased slightly for a second consecutive day to 93.19 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 92.57 and Tuesday 92.25. The incidence rate is over 150 in just one region: Andalusia (166).

There have now been 44,220 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,777,539. The figure for the past 7 days is 20,835

There are currently 2,409 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 659 are in intensive care. This represents 7.07% 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 24 June is 80,766 – an increase of 18 since Wednesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 2,210 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 24 June, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 554 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 480)
  • 418 in Madrid (390)
  • 229 in Andalusia (259)
  • 209 in the Canary Islands (177)
  • 149 in the Basque Country (166)
  • 102 in Aragón (114)
  • 90 in Cantabria (41)
  • 83 in Castilla y León (88)
  • 71 in Galicia (53)
  • 62 in Murcia (53)
  • 61 in Asturias (68)
  • 51 in Extremadura (49)
  • 48 in the Balearic Islands (31)
  • 40 in Navarra (59)
  • 31 in La Rioja (24)
  • in Castilla La Mancha (11) 
  • in the Valencia Region (58) – no update today
  • 1 in Ceuta (1)
  • in Melilla (2)

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

Vaccinations against Covid-19 being administered at Barcelona's exhibition centre
Vaccinations against Covid-19 being administered at Barcelona’s exhibition centre in April. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 24 June) show that Spain has received 41,218,602 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 38,293,871 jabs have been administered. 24,079,429 people have now received at least one jab, representing 50.7% of the population. 15,602,526 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 32.9% 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

Click here for all previous reports on: Coronavirus in Spain

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