Report below updated in Spain at 18h on Tues 7 Sept
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures
The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 7 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,892,640. This is an overall increase of 5,246 against the figure released on Monday, the lowest increase since the end of June, of which 2,311 have been registered in the past 24 hours.
Monday had seen an overall increase of 9,639 over Friday, of which 1,075 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 76,267 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,892,640. The figure for the past 7 days is 29,153.
There are currently 5,584 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (5,776 yesterday), of which 1,349 are in intensive are (1,382). This represents 14.74% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (15.15%).
The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday 7 Sept is now 85,066 – an increase of 138 since Monday.
Increase in infections per region
Of the 2,311 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Tuesday 7 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:
- 553 in Madrid (last 24hr increase: 145)
- 470 in Catalonia (0) – no update yesterday
- 231 in the Basque Country (195)
- 157 in Castilla y León (85)
- 126 in Aragón (81)
- 122 in Extremadura (59)
- 111 in Murcia (33)
- 105 in the Canary Islands (72)
- 88 in Galicia (101)
- 68 in Navarra (31)
- 66 in Andalusia (96)
- 58 in Cantabria (53)
- 52 in the Balearic Islands (40)
- 33 in the Valencia Region (4)
- 21 in La Rioja (26)
- 20 in Asturias (24)
- 7 in Castilla La Mancha (9)
- 11 in Ceuta (7)
- 12 in Melilla (14)
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 Monday 6 September) show that Spain has administered 67,385,522 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 36,889,887 people have now received at least one jab, representing 77.7% of the total population. 34,418,544 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 72.5% 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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