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Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Thurs 14 Oct 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 14 October for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,982,138. This is an overall increase of 1,932 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 994 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 2,758 over Monday (Tuesday was a national holiday in Spain), of which 451 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has dropped one point to 40.52 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 41.45 and Monday 46.08. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Asturias at 16. It is at its highest in Catalonia at 60. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 19,227 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,982,138. The figure for the past 7 days is 8,426

There are currently 1,854 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,908), representing a 1.52% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.57%). 454 are in intensive are (486), representing 4.98% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (5.33%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 14 Oct is now 86,917 – an increase of 48 since Wednesday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 994 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Thursday 14 Oct, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 254 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 43)
  • 199 in Catalonia (63)
  • 103 in the Basque Country (52)
  • 66 in the Valencia Region (31)
  • 56 in Aragón (54)
  • 51 in Murcia (44)
  • 50 in Castilla y León (30)
  • 42 in the Canary Islands (35)
  • 38 in Andalusia (28)
  • 31 in the Balearic Islands (51)
  • 30 in Extremadura (45)
  • 22 in Cantabria (60)
  • 19 in Navarra (44)
  • 8 in La Rioja (28)
  • in Asturias (16)
  • 6 in Galicia (15)
  • 3 in Castilla La Mancha (39)
  • 7 in Ceuta (35)
  • 2 in Melilla (55)

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

Healthcare workers in Madrid
From our archive: healthcare workers at the IFEMA exhibition centre’s field hospital in Madrid in March 2020, when it was being set up at the start of the pandemic. (Comunidad de Madrid)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Wednesday 13 October) show that Spain has administered 70,919,608 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 36,994,918 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.0% 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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