Report below updated in Spain at 18.45h on Mon 6 Sept
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures
The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 6 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,887,394. This is an overall increase of 9,639 against the figure released on Friday (last weekend’s figure had been 15,489), of which 1,075 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Figures today exclude updates from Catalonia for ‘technical reasons’.
Friday had seen an overall increase of 6,311 over Thursday, of which 2,984 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 83,865 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,887,394. The figure for the past 7 days is 32,156.
There are currently 5,776 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (6,245 yesterday), of which 1,382 are in intensive are (1,460). This represents 15.15% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (15.95%).
The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 6 Sept is 84,928 – an increase of 133 since Friday. The figure for last weekend had been 146.
Increase in infections per region
Of the 1,075 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Monday 6 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:
- 195 in the Basque Country (last 24hr increase: 324)
- 145 in Madrid (733)
- 101 in Galicia (107)
- 96 in Andalusia (134)
- 85 in Castilla y León (196)
- 81 in Aragón (197)
- 72 in the Canary Islands (155)
- 59 in Extremadura (160)
- 53 in Cantabria (84)
- 40 in the Balearic Islands (77)
- 33 in Murcia (106)
- 31 in Navarra (108)
- 26 in La Rioja (33)
- 24 in Asturias (58)
- 9 in Castilla La Mancha (13)
- 4 in the Valencia Region (82)
- 0 in Catalonia (391) – no update today
- 7 in Ceuta (11)
- 14 in Melilla (15)
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 Sunday 5 September) show that Spain has administered 67,190,707 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 36,820,586 people have now received at least one jab, representing 77.6% of the total population. 34,270,593 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 72.2% 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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