Report below updated in Spain at 18.30h on Thurs 2 Sept
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures
The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 2 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,871,444. This is an overall increase of 9,561 against the figure released on Wednesday – of which 3,316 have been registered in the past 24 hours.
Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 6,818 over Tuesday, of which 3,529 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.
There have now been 99,940 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,871,444. The figure for the past 7 days is 38,254.
There are currently 6,288 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (6,623 yesterday), of which 1,491 are in intensive are (1,518). This represents 16.29% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (16.63%).
The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 2 Sept is 84,640 – an increase of 168 since Wednesday.
Increase in infections per region
Of the 3,316 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Thursday 2 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:
- 847 in Madrid (last 24hr increase: 1,089)
- 385 in Catalonia (24)
- 362 in the Basque Country (389)
- 225 in Castilla y León (309)
- 203 in Aragón (221)
- 190 in Andalusia (202)
- 173 in the Canary Islands (151)
- 158 in Galicia (158)
- 150 in Murcia (233)
- 128 in Extremadura (206)
- 101 in Navarra (136)
- 96 in the Valencia Region (118)
- 74 in Cantabria (78)
- 67 in the Balearic Islands (81)
- 52 in Asturias (54)
- 45 in La Rioja (30)
- 22 in Castilla La Mancha (11)
- 21 in Ceuta (19)
- 17 in Melilla (20)
A full breakdown of the data per region can be found by clicking here.
Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain
Latest figures (with data collated up to Wednesday 1 September) show that Spain has administered 66,464,730 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 36,613,696 people have now received at least one jab, representing 77.2% of the total population. 33,657,941 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 70.9% 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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