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Coronavirus in Spain (28 Sept) – incidence rate lowest for over a year

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Report below updated in Spain at 18h on Tues 28 Sept 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 28 Sept for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,953,930. This is an overall increase of 2,290 against the figure released on Monday, of which 1,249 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Monday had seen an overall increase of 5,039 over Friday, of which 498 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 3 points to 62.58 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, the lowest since July 2020. On Monday it was 65.42 and Friday 69.37.

The region with the lowest incidence rate is Asturias at 16. It is at its highest in Cantabria at 91.

There have now been 29,695 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,953,930. The figure for the past 7 days is 13,088

There are currently 2,830 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 2,867), representing a 2.36% occupation of hospital beds across Spain. 771 are in intensive are (805), representing 8.47% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (8.87%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday 28 Sept is now 86,358 – an increase of 60 since Monday.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 1,249 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Tuesday 28 Sept, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 298 in Madrid (last 24hr increase: 59)
  • 265 in Catalonia (84)
  • 99 in the Canary Islands (52)
  • 94 in the Basque Country (69)
  • 85 in Aragón (40)
  • 59 in Castilla y León (18)
  • 55 in Murcia (15)
  • 52 in Extremadura (20)
  • 51 in Andalusia (16)
  • 47 in the Balearic Islands (34)
  • 43 in Cantabria (32)
  • 32 in the Valencia Region (4)
  • 23 in Navarra (17)
  • 17 in Galicia (10)
  • 12 in Asturias (14)
  • in La Rioja (5)
  • 2 in Castilla La Mancha (1)
  • 4 in Ceuta (5)
  • 5 in Melilla (3)

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

A jab of the Covid-19 vaccine being administered to an agent of the Catalan police
From our archive: a jab of the Covid vaccine being administered to an agent of the Catalan police (Mossos d’Esquadra) in Barcelona in February. (Govern.cat)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Monday 27 September) show that Spain has administered 69,936,755 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines. 37,632,058 people have now received at least one jab, representing 79.3% of the total population. 36,501,799 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 76.9% 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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