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Coronavirus in Spain (10 Sept) – incidence rate falls to 131

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Report below updated in Spain at 21.30h on Fri 10 Sept 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 10 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,907,461. This is an overall increase of 4,440 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 1,940 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 4,763 over Wednesday, of which 2,090 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 9 points to 131.30 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Thursday it was 140.43 and Wednesday 150.37. The incidence rate for all age groups is now under 200.

There have now been 62,305 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,907,461. The figure for the past 7 days is 23,361. 

There are currently 4,975 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (5,115 yesterday), of which 1,227 are in intensive are (1,258). This represents 13.37% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (13.73%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 10 Sept is now 85,290 – an increase of 72 since Thursday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 1,940 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Friday 10 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 457 in Madrid (last 24hr increase: 556)
  • 301 in Catalonia (325) 
  • 205 in the Basque Country (219)
  • 139 in Aragón (121)
  • 139 in Castilla y León (90)
  • 105 in the Canary Islands (139)
  • 88 in Murcia (91)
  • 85 in Extremadura (61)
  • 77 in Galicia (97)
  • 74 in the Balearic Islands (59)
  • 64 in Cantabria (57)
  • 56 in Andalusia (75)
  • 46 in Navarra (79)
  • 38 in the Valencia Region (44)
  • 23 in La Rioja (15)
  • 20 in Asturias (23)
  • 3 in Castilla La Mancha (15)
  • 10 in Ceuta (15)
  • 10 in Melilla (9)

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

Josefa Pérez celebrating with health workers after receiving her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine
From our archive: Josefa Pérez celebrating with health workers after receiving her second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Feixa Llarga residential home in Hospitalet del Llobregat, Catalonia, on 18 January 2021. She was the person person in Catalonia to receive the first dose. (Catalan Health / Salut Cat)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 9 September) show that Spain has administered 68,205,694 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 37,126,744 people have now received at least one jab, representing 78.2% of the total population. 35,070,311 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 73.9% 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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