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Report below updated in Spain at 18.45h on Mon 26 July 

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CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 26 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,342,054. This is an overall increase of 61,625 against the figure released on Friday, of which 6,636 have occurred in the past 24 hours

Friday had seen an overall increase of 31,171 over Thursday, of which 16,750 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 risen another 22 points to 700,10 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Friday it was 677.67 and Thursday 659.08. The incidence rate is at its highest in Catalonia (1,145), Navarra (1,001), the Balearic Islands (835), Aragón (829) and Castilla y León (824).

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

  • Under 11 – 515 (yesterday 465)
  • Aged 12-19 – 1,639 (1,623)
  • Aged 20-29 – 1,875 (1,883)* 
  • Aged 30-39 – 908 (891)
  • Aged 40-49 – 457 (441)
  • Aged 50-59 – 322 (296)
  • Agend 60-69 – 316 (290)
  • Aged 70-79 – 173 (147)
  • Over 80 – 237 (201)

*The incidence rate is still over 3,000 for the 20-29 age group in Navarra (3,445) and over 2,000 in six other regions.

There have now been 332,204 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,342,054. The figure for the past 7 days is 160,828

There are currently 9,384 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (7,955 on Friday), of which 1,490 are in intensive care (1,292 on Friday). This represents 16.16% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (14.10% on Friday). It is now over 44% in Catalonia

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 26 July is 81,268 – an increase of 47 since Friday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 6,636 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Monday 26 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 1,182 in Catalonia (last 24 hour increase was 3,018)
  • 877 in Madrid (3,862)
  • 818 in the Basque Country (1,592)
  • 634 in Castilla y León (1,346)
  • 503 in Galicia (962)
  • 499 in the Canary Islands (928)
  • 403 in Aragón (1,041)
  • 294 in Navarra (443)
  • 293 in Cantabria (423)
  • 242 in Asturias (411)
  • 216 in Extremadura (550)
  • 180 in the Balearic Islands (365)
  • 177 in Andalusia (647)
  • 145 in Murcia (435)
  • 81 in La Rioja (266)
  • 36 in the Valencia Region (406)
  • 32 in Castilla La Mancha (13) 
  • 19 in Ceuta (21)
  • in Melilla (21)

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

Health workers preparing vaccination jabs in Catalonia. (ICS Catalunya Central)
Health workers preparing vaccination jabs in Catalonia. (ICS Catalunya Central)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 26 July) show that Spain has received 55,930,113 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 54,259,325 jabs have been administered. 30,827,932 people have now received at least one jab, representing 65.0% of the total population. 25,944,318 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 54.7% 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

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