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Report below updated in Spain at 18.30h on Weds 7 July 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 7 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 3,897,996. This is an overall increase of 17,384 against the figure released on Tuesday, the highest increase since 11 February, of which 9,834 have occurred in the past 24 hours

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 14,137 over Monday, of which 8,207 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 26 points to 252.16 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days – at the ‘extreme risk’ level again. On Tuesday it was 225.35 and Monday 204.16. The incidence rate is over 300 in 4 regions: Cantabria (372), Castilla y León (342), Catalonia (556) and Navarra (344).

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

  • Under 11 – 113.64 (+8 points)
  • Aged 12-19 – 729.24 (+76)
  • Aged 20-29 – 814.01 (+97)
  • Aged 30-39 – 307.97 (+33)
  • Aged 40-49 – 161.97 (+13)
  • Aged 50-59 – 88.01 (+9)
  • Agend 60-69 – 75.68 (+8)
  • Aged 70-79 – 30.38 (+3)
  • Over 80 – 36.77 (+3)

There have now been 119,653 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 3,897.996. The figure for the past 7 days is 80,458

There are currently 2,829 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (down from 2,847 yesterday), of which 598 are in intensive care (616 yesterday). This represents 6.55% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (6.74% yesterday).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 7 July is 80,969 – an increase of 17 since Tuesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 9,834 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Wednesday 7 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 3,063 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 3,186)
  • 1,384 in Castilla y León (1,077)
  • 1,344 in Madrid (872)
  • 648 in Aragón (355)
  • 517 in the Basque Country (418)
  • 394 in Andalusia (220)
  • 389 in Asturias (285)
  • 351 in the Canary Islands (307)
  • 340 in the Valencia Region (214)
  • 332 in Navarra (424)
  • 275 in Galicia (139)
  • 234 in Extremadura (223)
  • 225 in Cantabria (267)
  • 137 in Murcia (80)
  • 118 in the Balearic Islands (33)
  • 61 in La Rioja (48)
  • 15 in Castilla La Mancha (9) 
  • 1 in Ceuta (2)
  • in Melilla (2)

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

Those aged 16 and above receiving vaccinations
Those aged 16 and above receiving vaccinations at the Palau d’Esports de Catalunya in Tarragona this week. (SalutCat)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 7 July) show that Spain has received 51,314,332 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 45,233,735 jabs have been administered. 26,996,373 people have now received at least one jab, representing 56.9% of the population. 19,982,080 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 42.1% 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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