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Report below updated in Spain at 20.40h on Weds 14 July 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 14 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,041,474. This is an overall increase of 26,390 against the figure released on Tuesday, of which 15,494 have occurred in the past 24 hours

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 43,960 over Monday (mainly due to Catalonia not updating its figures the day before), of which 13,393 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 33 points to 469.50 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days still well over the ‘extreme risk’ level of 250. On Tuesday it was 436.75 and Monday 368.03. The incidence rate is at its highest in Catalonia (1,068), Castilla y León (779) and Navarra (700).

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

  • Under 11 – 236.99 (yesterday 213)
  • Aged 12-19 – 1,252.09 (1,183)
  • Aged 20-29 – 1,508.64 (1,421) *
  • Aged 30-39 – 613.22 (562)
  • Aged 40-49 – 288.07 (266)
  • Aged 50-59 – 166.79 (152)
  • Agend 60-69 – 154.53 (139)
  • Aged 70-79 – 63.31 (56)
  • Over 80 – 77.56 (69)

*In Catalonia the incidence rate for the 20-29 age group is 3,385 and in Castilla y León it is 3,514 – meaning that over 1 in 30 people in that age bracket in both regions have contracted Covid within the past 14 days.

There have now been 222,781 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,041,474. The figure for the past 7 days is 128,583

There are currently 4,467 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (4,183 yesterday), of which 798 are in intensive care (749 on yesterday). This represents 8.75% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (8.21% yesterday). It is over 23% in Catalonia.

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 14 July is 81,043 – an increase of 10 since Tuesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 15,494 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Wednesday 14 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 4,768 in Catalonia – (last 24 hour increase was 5,009)
  • 2,797 in Madrid (2,168)
  • 1,823 in Castilla y León (1,386)
  • 955 in Aragón (644)
  • 856 in the Basque Country (647)
  • 589 in the Canary Islands (465)
  • 565 in Asturias (443)
  • 555 in Galicia (473)
  • 528 in Navarra (481)
  • 522 in Andalusia (342)
  • 419 in the Valencia Region (301)
  • 370 in Extremadura (230)
  • 224 in Cantabria (252)
  • 196 in the Balearic Islands (183)
  • 186 in Murcia (208)
  • 91 in La Rioja (134)
  • 22 in Castilla La Mancha (5) 
  • 6 in Ceuta (6)
  • 15 in Melilla (16)

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

Citizens queuing for vaccinations at Barcelona's exhibition centre
Citizens queuing for vaccinations against Covid-19 at Barcelona’s exhibition centre back in April. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 14 July) show that Spain has received 53,887,158 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 48,911,460 jabs have been administered. 28,475,900 people have now received at least one jab, representing 60.0% of the total population. 22,511,734 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 47.4% of the total 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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