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Coronavirus in Spain (19 Oct) – incidence rate falls again

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.20h on Tues 19 Oct 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 19 October for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,990,767. This is an overall increase of 1,889 against the figure released on Monday, of which 1,057 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Monday had seen an overall increase of 4,492 over Friday, of which 455 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has dropped again to 41.90 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, after two consecutive rises. On Monday it was 42.51 and Friday 40.85. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Asturias at 20. It is at its highest in Catalonia at 62. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 19,884 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,990,767. The figure for the past 7 days is 9,457

There are currently 1,848 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,851), representing a 1.51% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.52%). 433 are in intensive care (444), representing 4.76% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.86%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday 19 Oct is now 87,051 – an increase of 21 since Monday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 1,057 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Tuesday 19 Oct, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 277 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 44)
  • 202 in Catalonia (62)
  • 99 in the Basque Country (61)
  • 87 in Aragón (53)
  • 87 in Castilla y León (37)
  • 61 in the Canary Islands (34)
  • 46 in Murcia (51)
  • 37 in Navarra (53)
  • 32 in the Valencia Region (36)
  • 31 in the Balearic Islands (53)
  • 27 in Andalusia (29)
  • 27 in Extremadura (37)
  • 14 in Galicia (14)
  • 12 in Cantabria (49)
  • in Asturias (20)
  • 6 in La Rioja (27)
  • 0 in Castilla La Mancha (37)
  • 0 in Ceuta (17)
  • 3 in Melilla (35)

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

Valencia health workers.
From our archive: two health workers at one of Valencia’s three ‘field hospitals’, set up at the height of the pandemic. (GVA.es)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Monday 18 October) show that Spain has administered 71,072,261 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,086,628 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.2% 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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