22nd October 2021
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Coronavirus in Spain (11 Oct) – hospitalisations fall below 2,000

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Report below updated in Spain at 18.15h on Mon 11 Oct 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 11 Oct for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,977,448. This is an overall increase of 3,829 against the figure released on Friday, of which 308 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Friday had seen an overall increase of 2,309 over Thursday, of which 956 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 dropped two points to 46.08 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Friday it was 48.18 and Thursday 48.92. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Asturias at 15. It is at its highest in Catalonia at 78. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 21,863 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,977,448. The figure for the past 7 days is 9,684

There are currently 1,942 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 2,136), representing a 1.60% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.75%). It is the first time the figure has dropped below 2,000 since the health ministry started to register hospitalisations at the start of the pandemic. 507 are in intensive are (550), representing 5.55% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (6.00%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 11 Oct is now 86,827 – an increase of 49 since Friday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 308 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Monday 11 Oct, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 50 in Catalonia (current incidence rate: 78)
  • 41 in the Basque Country (53)
  • 34 in the Canary Islands (41)
  • 34 in Madrid (48)
  • 22 in Aragón (64)
  • 18 in Navarra (44)
  • 17 in Castilla y León (33)
  • 15 in Andalusia (31)
  • 14 in the Balearic Islands (58)
  • 13 in Asturias (15)
  • 12 in Extremadura (46)
  • 12 in the Valencia Region (34)
  • 9 in Murcia (45)
  • 7 in Cantabria (73)
  • 3 in Galicia (16)
  • 2 in La Rioja (34)
  • 0 in Castilla La Mancha (44)
  • 0 in Ceuta (42)
  • 5 in Melilla (81)

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

An image from the Bellvitge Hospital in Barcelona during the pandemic.
An image from the Bellvitge Hospital in Barcelona during the pandemic. (Health Dept / Govern.cat)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Sunday 10 October) show that Spain has administered 70,822,813 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 36,937,743 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 77.8% 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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