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Coronavirus in Spain (3 Nov) – incidence rate remains stable at 49

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.45h on Weds 3 Nov 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 3 November for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,019,255. This is an overall increase of 2,287 against the figure released on Tuesday, of which 1,515 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 5,820 over Friday, of which 585 were registered in 24 hours. Monday 1 November was a national holiday in Spain and the health ministry did not release data.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen by three decimal points to 49.31 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Tuesday it was 49.03 and Friday 49.86. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Galicia at 19. It is at its highest in the Balearic Islands at 89. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 23,399 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,019,255. The figure for the past 7 days is 11,048

There are currently 1,825 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,740), representing a 1.48% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.42%). 411 are in intensive care (405), representing 4.50% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.44%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 3 Nov is now 87,462 – an increase of 39 since Tuesday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 1,515 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Wednesday 3 Nov, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 389 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 52)
  • 278 in Catalonia (56)
  • 187 in the Basque Country (85)
  • 129 in Castilla y León (53)
  • 109 in Aragón (69)
  • 76 in the Canary Islands (52)
  • 57 in the Balearic Islands (89)
  • 48 in Navarra (84)
  • 46 in Murcia (47)
  • 44 in Andalusia (32)
  • 42 in Extremadura (25)
  • 37 in the Valencia Region (54)
  • 30 in Asturias (40)
  • 15 in Galicia (19)
  • 14 in La Rioja (37)
  • 11 in Cantabria (38)
  • 2 in Castilla La Mancha (39)
  • in Ceuta (8)
  • in Melilla (28)

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

A man waits his turn outside a pharmacy in Barcelona
From our archive: a man waits his turn outside a pharmacy in Barcelona when the city was in the de-escalation phase of the lockdown during 2020. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Friday 29 October) show that Spain has administered 72,058,020 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,317,388 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

Click here for all previous reports on: Coronavirus in Spain

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