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Coronavirus in Spain (29 Oct) – incidence rate remains at 49

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Report below updated in Spain at 22h on Fri 29 Oct 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 29 October for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,011,148. This is an overall increase of 2,261 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 1,330 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 2,212 over Wednesday, of which 1,241 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen slightly to 49.86 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Thursday it was 49.62 and Wednesday 49.37. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Galicia at 18. It is at its highest in the Basque Country at 80. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 23,657 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,011,148. The figure for the past 7 days is 11,536

There are currently 1,640 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,647), representing a 1.33% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.34%). 411 are in intensive care (413), representing 4.48% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.53%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 29 Oct is now 87,368 – an increase of 46 since Thursday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 1,330 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Friday 29 Oct, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 280 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 54)
  • 228 in Catalonia (59)
  • 148 in the Basque Country (80)
  • 112 in Castilla y León (54)
  • 109 in the Valencia Region (55)
  • 82 in the Canary Islands (50)
  • 58 in Andalusia (33)
  • 55 in Murcia (58)
  • 51 in Aragón (65)
  • 51 in Navarra (78)
  • 45 in the Balearic Islands (79)
  • 38 in Asturias (33)
  • 35 in Galicia (18)
  • 14 in Extremadura (28)
  • 13 in La Rioja (31)
  • 11 in Cantabria (43)
  • 0 in Castilla La Mancha (37)
  • in Ceuta (8)
  • in Melilla (20)

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

A group of men playing pétanque
From our archive: a group of men playing pétanque in Barcelona in May 2020, during the lifting of the first lockdown restrictions. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 28 October) show that Spain has administered 71,802,968 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,286,684 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.6% 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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