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Coronavirus in Spain (27 Aug) – incidence rate falls to 264

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Report below updated in Spain at 18.45h on Fri 27 Aug 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 27 Aug for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,831,809. This is an overall increase of 9,489 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 4,612 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 7,115 over Wednesday, of which 4,504 were registered 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 across Spain has fallen another 12 points to 264.13 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Thursday it was 276.43 and Wednesday 291.28.

The incidence rate has fallen since yesterday for each age group per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, as follows:

  • Under 11 – 304 (yesterday was 314)
  • Aged 12-19 – 538 (570)
  • Aged 20-29 414 (447)
  • Aged 30-39 – 255 (259)
  • Aged 40-49 – 218 (225)
  • Aged 50-59 – 186 (192)
  • Agend 60-69 – 157 (162)
  • Aged 70-79 – 145 (149)
  • Over 80 – 218 (220)

There have now been 125,330 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,831,809. The figure for the past 7 days is 53,041. 

There are currently 7,206 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (7,368 yesterday), of which 1,685 are in intensive are (1,701). This represents 18.37% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (18.54%). It remains highest at 36.41% in Catalonia (36,78%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 27 Aug is 84,000 – an increase of 139 since Thursday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 4,612 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Friday 27 Aug, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 1,167 in Madrid (last 24 hour increase was 1,323)
  • 597 in Catalonia (7)
  • 469 in the Basque Country (471)
  • 355 in Castilla y León (412)
  • 299 in Extremadura (311)
  • 261 in Galicia (263)
  • 235 in Andalusia (317)
  • 219 in Aragón (261)
  • 204 in the Canary Islands (208)
  • 155 in Murcia (209)
  • 136 in the Valencia Region (102)
  • 110 in the Balearic Islands (148)
  • 92 in Cantabria (130)
  • 87 in Navarra (91)
  • 76 in Asturias (55)
  • 60 in La Rioja (73)
  • 30 in Castilla La Mancha (47) 
  • 27 in Ceuta (47)
  • 33 in Melilla (29)

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

Young people arriving for vaccinations
Young people arriving for vaccinations at the Palau d’Esports Catalunya in Tarragona. (Catalan Health Dept)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 27 Aug) show that Spain has administered 65,035,990 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 36,237,517 people have now received at least one jab, representing 76.4% of the total population. 32,459,380 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 68.4% 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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