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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Tues 6 July 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 6 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,880,612. This is an overall increase of 14,137 against the figure released on Monday, of which 8,207 have occurred in the past 24 hours.

Monday had seen an overall increase of 32,607 over Friday, of which 4,317 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 21 more points to 225.35 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Monday it was 204.16 and Friday 152.82. The incidence rate is over 200 in 8 regions: Andalusia (201), Asturias (200), Balearic Islands (201), Cantabria (341), Castilla y León (282), Catalonia (492), Valencia (216) and Navarra (302).

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

  • Under 11 – 105.25 (+5 points)
  • Aged 12-19 – 652.59 (+68)
  • Aged 20-29 – 717.46 (+77)
  • Aged 30-39 – 274.44 (+26)
  • Aged 40-49 – 148.95 (+10)
  • Aged 50-59 – 79.39 (+7)
  • Agend 60-69 – 67.25 (+5)
  • Aged 70-79 – 27.83 (+2)
  • Over 80 – 33.59 (+2)

There have now been 106,929 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,880,612. The figure for the past 7 days is 73,890

There are currently 2,847 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (up from 2,723 yesterday), of which 616 are in intensive care (same figure as yesterday). This represents 6.74% 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 Tuesday 6 July is 80,952 – an increase of 18 since Monday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 8,207 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Tuesday 6 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 3,186 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 1,373)
  • 1,077 in Castilla y León (534)
  • 872 in Madrid (241)
  • 424 in Navarra (508)
  • 418 in the Basque Country (321)
  • 355 in Aragón (161)
  • 307 in the Canary Islands (286)
  • 285 in Asturias (157)
  • 267 in Cantabria (204)
  • 223 in Extremadura (128)
  • 220 in Andalusia (186)
  • 214 in the Valencia Region (13)
  • 139 in Galicia (76)
  • 80 in Murcia (31)
  • 48 in La Rioja (62)
  • 33 in the Balearic Islands (33)
  • in Castilla La Mancha (0) 
  • 2 in Ceuta (2)
  • in Melilla (1)

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

An image of vaccinations this week in Catalonia.
An image of vaccinations this week in Catalonia. (Catalan Health Institute)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 6 July) show that Spain has received 51,314,332 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 44,544,324 jabs have been administered. 26,727,529 people have now received at least one jab, representing 56.3% of the population. 19,530,228 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 41.2% 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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