Report below updated in Spain at 17.30h on Fri 24 Sept
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures
The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 24 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,946,601. This is an overall increase of 2,746 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 1,223 have been registered in the past 24 hours.
Thursday had seen an overall increase of 3,031 over Wednesday, of which 1,307 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 region with the lowest overall incidence rate is Asturias at 17. Only one region has an incidence rate higher than 100: Cantabria (100.19).
There have now been 32,916 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,946,601. The figure for the past 7 days is 13,700.
There are currently 2,951 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 3,056), of which 837 are in intensive are (867). This represents 9.20% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (9.52%).
The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 24 Sept is now 86,229 – an increase of 44 since Thursday.
Increase in infections per region
Of the 1,223 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Friday 24 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:
- 312 in Madrid (last 24hr increase: 324)
- 192 in Catalonia (220)
- 101 in the Basque Country (105)
- 86 in Aragón (86)
- 75 in Andalusia (85)
- 74 in the Canary Islands (65)
- 64 in Murcia (86)
- 61 in Castilla y León (67)
- 44 in Cantabria (44)
- 37 in Extremadura (53)
- 36 in the Valencia Region (41)
- 36 in Galicia (31)
- 33 in the Balearic Islands (35)
- 23 in Navarra (16)
- 16 in La Rioja (18)
- 16 in Asturias (10)
- 7 in Castilla La Mancha (8)
- 2 in Ceuta (6)
- 8 in Melilla (7)
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 Thursday 23 September) show that Spain has administered 69,740,837 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 37,571,186 people have now received at least one jab, representing 79.2% of the total population. 36,335,711 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 76.6% 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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