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Coronavirus in Spain (27 Sept) – incidence rate down to 65

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Mon 27 Sept 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 27 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,951,640. This is an overall increase of 5,039 against the figure released on Friday, of which 498 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Friday had seen an overall increase of 2,746 over Thursday, of which 1,223 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 4 points to 65.42 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Friday it was 69.37 and Thursday 71.86.

The region with the lowest overall incidence rate is Asturias at 17. It is at its highest in Cantabria at 92.

There have now been 31,043 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,951,640. The figure for the past 7 days is 13,430

There are currently 2,867 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 2,951), representing a 2.39% occupation of hospital beds across Spain. 805 are in intensive are (837), representing 8.87% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (9.20%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 27 Sept is now 86,298 – an increase of 69 since Friday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 498 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Monday 27 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 84 in Catalonia (last 24hr increase: 192)
  • 69 in the Basque Country (101)
  • 59 in Madrid (312)
  • 52 in the Canary Islands (74)
  • 40 in Aragón (86)
  • 34 in the Balearic Islands (33)
  • 32 in Cantabria (44)
  • 20 in Extremadura (37)
  • 18 in Castilla y León (61)
  • 17 in Navarra (23)
  • 16 in Andalusia (75)
  • 15 in Murcia (64)
  • 14 in Asturias (16)
  • 10 in Galicia (36)
  • in La Rioja (16)
  • 4 in the Valencia Region (36)
  • 1 in Castilla La Mancha (7)
  • 5 in Ceuta (2)
  • 3 in Melilla (8)

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

Mónica Tapias, the first healthcare worker to be vaccinated against Covid-19
From our archive: Mónica Tapias, the first healthcare worker to be vaccinated against Covid-19 on 27 December 2020 at Los Olmos residential home in the city of Gudalajara. (Pool Moncloa / Borja Puig de la Bellacasa)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Sunday 26 September) show that Spain has administered 69,867,532 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 37,612,369 people have now received at least one jab, representing 79.3% of the total population. 36,447,564 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 76.8% 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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