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Coronavirus in Spain (1 Sept) – incidence rate falls to 221

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Report below updated in Spain at 18.30h on Weds 1 Sept 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 1 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,861,883. This is an overall increase of 6,818 against the figure released on Tuesday, the lowest increase since the end of June – of which 3,529 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 15,489 over Monday, of which 1,380 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 221.76 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Tuesday it was 242.18 and Monday 264.13.

There have now been 105,228 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,861,883. The figure for the past 7 days is 39,844. 

There are currently 6,623 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (6,806 yesterday), of which 1,518 are in intensive are (1,571). This represents 16.63% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (17.39%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 1 Sept is 84,472 – an increase of 132 since Tuesday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 3,529 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Wednesday 1 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 1,089 in Madrid (last 24hr increase: 902)
  • 389 in the Basque Country (318)
  • 309 in Castilla y León (275)
  • 233 in Murcia (140)
  • 221 in Aragón (101)
  • 206 in Extremadura (245)
  • 202 in Andalusia (99)
  • 158 in Galicia (132)
  • 151 in the Canary Islands (136)
  • 136 in Navarra (77)
  • 118 in the Valencia Region (76)
  • 81 in the Balearic Islands (57)
  • 78 in Cantabria (66)
  • 54 in Asturias (44)
  • 30 in La Rioja (50)
  • 24 in Catalonia (651)
  • 11 in Castilla La Mancha (3) 
  • 19 in Ceuta (28)
  • 20 in Melilla (25)

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 at Barcelona’s exhibition centre back in April. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to the end of August) show that Spain has administered 66,130,220 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 36,533,328 people have now received at least one jab, representing 77.0% of the total population. 33,376,693 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 70.3% 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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