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Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Fri 5 Nov 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 5 November for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,025,639. This is an overall increase of 3,093 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 1,877 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 3,291 over Wednesday, of which 1,786 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen another two points to 53.77 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, still at the ‘medium risk’ level again. On Thursday it was 51.61 and Wednesday 49.31. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Galicia at 23. It is at its highest in the Basque Country at 95. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 25,516 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,025,639. The figure for the past 7 days is 12,952

There are currently 1,793 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,799), representing a 1.45% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.52%). 386 are in intensive care (400), representing 4.23% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.37%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 5 Nov is now 87,504 – an increase of 27 since Thursday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 1,877 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Friday 5 Nov, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 370 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 55)
  • 297 in the Basque Country (95)
  • 247 in Catalonia (64)
  • 150 in the Canary Islands (58)
  • 138 in Castilla y León (54)
  • 125 in Aragón (78)
  • 98 in the Valencia Region (59)
  • 74 in Navarra (94)
  • 73 in Andalusia (34)
  • 57 in the Balearic Islands (92)
  • 53 in Galicia (23)
  • 52 in Murcia (49)
  • 40 in Extremadura (26)
  • 39 in Asturias (41)
  • 30 in La Rioja (49)
  • 25 in Cantabria (38)
  • 9 in Castilla La Mancha (39)
  • in Ceuta (2)
  • in Melilla (29)

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

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From our archive: an image of Madrid’s IFEMA exhibition centre hospital that was set up at the height of the first wave of Coronavirus in 2020. (Comunidad de Madrid)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 4 November) show that Spain has administered 72,594,573 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,375,642 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.8% 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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