Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Thurs 4 Nov
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures
The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 4 November for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,022,546. This is an overall increase of 3,291 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 1,786 have been registered in the past 24 hours.
The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen by two points to 51.61 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, putting the country at the ‘medium risk’ level again, for the first time in four weeks. On Wednesday it was 49.31 and Tuesday 49.03. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Galicia at 21. It is at its highest in the Balearic Islands at 90. See below for the incidence rate for each region.
There have now been 24,490 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,022,546. The figure for the past 7 days is 12,089.
There are currently 1,799 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,825), representing a 1.52% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.48%). 400 are in intensive care (411), representing 4.37% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.50%).
The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 4 Nov is now 87,477 – an increase of 15 since Wednesday.
Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate
Of the 1,786 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Thursday 4 Nov, the numbers per region are as follows:
- 428 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 53)
- 268 in Catalonia (62)
- 224 in the Basque Country (88)
- 144 in Aragón (74)
- 130 in Castilla y León (54)
- 117 in the Valencia Region (58)
- 99 in the Canary Islands (54)
- 67 in Murcia (49)
- 62 in Andalusia (32)
- 59 in Navarra (86)
- 49 in the Balearic Islands (90)
- 49 in Galicia (21)
- 26 in Extremadura (25)
- 24 in Asturias (40)
- 20 in La Rioja (43)
- 16 in Cantabria (37)
- 3 in Castilla La Mancha (38)
- 0 in Ceuta (5)
- 1 in Melilla (29)
A full breakdown of the data per region can be found by clicking here.
Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain
Latest figures (with data collated up to Tuesday 2 November) show that Spain has administered 72,233,182 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,347,287 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.7% 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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