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Coronavirus in Spain (27 Oct) – incidence rate rises three points

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Report below updated in Spain at 19h on Weds 27 Oct 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 27 October for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,006,675. This is an overall increase of 2,532 against the figure released on Tuesday, of which 1,287 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 1,926 over Monday, of which 1,146 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen by three points to 49.37 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Tuesday it was 46.01 and Monday 46.38. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Galicia at 16. It is at its highest in the Basque Country at 78. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 23,425 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,006,675. The figure for the past 7 days is 11,356

There are currently 1,702 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,753), representing a 1.38% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.43%). 421 are in intensive care (434), representing 4.62% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.76%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 27 Oct is now 87,289 – an increase of 51 since Tuesday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 1,287 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Wednesday 27 Oct, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 306 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 53)
  • 200 in Catalonia (64)
  • 127 in the Basque Country (78)
  • 107 in Castilla y León (52)
  • 80 in the Canary Islands (45)
  • 74 in the Valencia Region (53)
  • 66 in Aragón (65)
  • 63 in Andalusia (32)
  • 53 in the Balearic Islands (74)
  • 46 in Asturias (30)
  • 45 in Murcia (57)
  • 38 in Navarra (71)
  • 31 in Galicia (16)
  • 24 in Cantabria (45)
  • 16 in Extremadura (32)
  • 6 in La Rioja (28)
  • 2 in Castilla La Mancha (37)
  • in Ceuta (17)
  • in Melilla (20)

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

Citizens walking in Barcelona
From our archive: citizens walking in Barcelona during the easing of lockdown restrictions in May 2020. (Clara Soler)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Monday 25 October) show that Spain has administered 71,366,561 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,250,048 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.5% 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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