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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Fri 2 July 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 2 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,833,868. This is an overall increase of 12,563 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 6,606 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 12,345 over Wednesday, of which 6,378 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 18 points to 152.82 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, taking the country back over the ‘high risk’ level. On Thursday it was 134.31 and Wednesday 117.17. The incidence rate is over 150 in three regions: Andalusia (172), Cantabria (242) and Catalonia (296).

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

  • Under 11 – 86.23 (+3 points)
  • Aged 12-19 – 406.13 (+61)
  • Aged 20-29 – 449.82 (+83)
  • Aged 30-39 – 193.47 (+21)
  • Aged 40-49 – 117.52 (+5)
  • Aged 50-59 – 57.63 (+2)
  • Agend 60-69 – 49.99 (+2)
  • Aged 70-79 – 20.53 (+1)
  • Over 80 – 26.50 (+1)

There have now been 72,514 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,833,868. The figure for the past 7 days is 47,840

There are currently 2,412 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain, of which 586 are in intensive care. This represents 6.39% 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 Friday 2 July is 80,911 – an increase of 28 since Thursday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 6,606 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Friday 2 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 2,664 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 2,713)
  • 831 in Castilla y León (643)
  • 514 in Madrid (665)
  • 356 in the Basque Country (343)
  • 329 in the Canary Islands (361)
  • 325 in Andalusia (308)
  • 239 in Asturias (165)
  • 229 in Aragón (199)
  • 207 in Cantabria (158)
  • 197 in Extremadura (163)
  • 192 in the Valencia Region (203)
  • 167 in Galicia (138)
  • 116 in Navarra (68)
  • 105 in Murcia (76)
  • 70 in the Balearic Islands (121)
  • 41 in La Rioja (36)
  • 11 in Castilla La Mancha (13) 
  • 6 in Ceuta (2)
  • in Melilla (3)

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

Passengers on a bus in Barcelona
Passengers wearing face masks on a bus in Barcelona during the Coronavirus crisis. (Mariona Gil)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 2 July) show that Spain has received 47,081,442 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 42,792,983 jabs have been administered. 25,948,237 people have now received at least one jab, representing 54.7% of the population. 18,466,362 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 38.9% 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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