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Coronavirus in Spain (29 July) – incidence rate falls for 2nd consecutive day

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.45h on Thurs 29 July 

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CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 29 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,422,291. This is an overall increase of 26,689 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 13,696 have occurred in the past 24 hours. The region of Aragón has not updated its figures today, for technical reasons.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 27,149 over Tuesday, of which 15,650 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 fallen for the second consecutive day to 696.31 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 699.84 and Tuesday 701.92. The incidence rate is at its highest in Catalonia (980), the Balearic Islands (951), Navarra (917) and Aragón (818).

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

  • Under 11 – 555 (yesterday 373)
  • Aged 12-19 – 1,595 (1,193)
  • Aged 20-29 – 1,772 (1,491)
  • Aged 30-39 – 872 (647)
  • Aged 40-49 – 455 (294)
  • Aged 50-59 – 344 (247)
  • Agend 60-69 – 329 (264)
  • Aged 70-79 – 196 (146)
  • Over 80 – 272 (201)

There have now been 330,407 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,422,291. The figure for the past 7 days is 149,515

There are currently 9,725 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (9,672 yesterday), of which 1,644 are in intensive care (1,593 yesterday). This represents 17.71% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (17.21% yesterday). It is at 44% in Catalonia (45%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 29 July is 81,442 – an increase of 46 since Wednesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 13,696 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 29July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 3,769 in Madrid (last 24 hour increase was 4,035)
  • 2,531 in Catalonia (3,026)
  • 1,253 in the Basque Country (1,271)
  • 1,094 in Castilla y León (1,193)
  • 899 in Aragón (899)
  • 845 in the Canary Islands (872)
  • 829 in Galicia (829)
  • 580 in Andalusia (550)
  • 532 in Murcia (434)
  • 504 in Extremadura (504)
  • 400 in Navarra (378)
  • 372 in Asturias (352)
  • 366 in the Valencia Region (366)
  • 277 in the Balearic Islands (300)
  • 210 in Cantabria (344)
  • 175 in La Rioja (218)
  • 56 in Castilla La Mancha (44) 
  • 15 in Ceuta (15)
  • 21 in Melilla (20)

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

Vaccinations being administered at the Palau Firal in Girona.
Vaccinations being administered at the Palau Firal in Girona. (@ICSGirona / Twitter)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 29 July) show that Spain has administered 55,713,142 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 31,592,444 people have now received at least one jab, representing 66.6% of the total population. 26,694,887 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 56.3% of the total population. In a separate report, we publish the amount of vaccines administered for each region and its population in Spain, as well as the overall percentage of citizens vaccinated per age group: Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

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