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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Thurs 1 July 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 1 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,821,305. This is an overall increase of 12,345 against the figure released on Wednesday, the highest increase since 18 February – of which 6,378 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 9,227 over Tuesday, of which 4,949 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 jumped another 17 points to 134.31 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 117.17 and Tuesday 106.82. The incidence rate is now over 150 in three regions: Andalusia (166), Cantabria (218) and Catalonia (238).

The incidence for each age group per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days is as follows:

  • Under 11 – 83.83 (+3 points)
  • Aged 12-19 – 345.26 (+58)
  • Aged 20-29 – 366.74 (+73)
  • Aged 30-39 – 172.17 (+18)
  • Aged 40-49 – 112.24 (+6)
  • Aged 50-59 – 55.18 (+3)
  • Agend 60-69 – 47.39 (+3)
  • Aged 70-79 – 19.22 (+1)
  • Over 80 – 24.84 (+1)

There have now been 63,732 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,821,305. The figure for the past 7 days is 39,074

There are currently 2,357 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 584 are in intensive care. This represents 6.38% 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 1 July is 80,883 – an increase of since Wednesday, the lowest increase for a 24-hour period in a year.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 6,378 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 1 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 2,713 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 2,080)
  • 665 in Madrid (640)
  • 643 in Castilla y León (409)
  • 361 in the Canary Islands (287)
  • 343 in the Basque Country (269)
  • 308 in Andalusia (217)
  • 203 in the Valencia Region (154)
  • 199 in Aragón (153)
  • 165 in Asturias (140)
  • 163 in Extremadura (127)
  • 158 in Cantabria (118)
  • 138 in Galicia (79)
  • 121 in the Balearic Islands (89)
  • 76 in Murcia (78)
  • 68 in Navarra (65)
  • 36 in La Rioja (31)
  • 13 in Castilla La Mancha (2) 
  • 2 in Ceuta (1)
  • in Melilla (10)

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

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The ‘Primer de Maig’ street in Sitges, Catalonia, during a recent Saturday night, following the relaxation of nightlife restrictions. (Courtesy of L’Eco de Sitges)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 1 July) show that Spain has received 45,248,682 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 42,027,584 jabs have been administered. 25,627,278 people have now received at least one jab, representing 54% of the population. 17,990,526 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 37.9% 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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