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Coronavirus in Spain (8 Nov) – incidence rate rises to 58

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Mon 8 Nov 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 8 November for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,032,056. This is an overall increase of 6,417 against the figure released on Friday, of which 725 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Friday had seen an overall increase of 3,093 over Thursday, of which 1,877 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen another five points to 58.57 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Friday it was 53.77 and Thursday 51.61. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Galicia at 28. It is at its highest in Navarra at 112. It is also over 100 in the Basque Country. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

There have now been 27,793 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,032,056. The figure for the past 7 days is 14,562

There are currently 1,858 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 1,793), representing a 1.52% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.45%). 400 are in intensive care (386), representing 4.41% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.23%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 8 Nov is now 87,558 – an increase of 54 since Friday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 725 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Monday 8 Nov, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 178 in the Basque Country (current incidence rate: 105)
  • 127 in Catalonia (73)
  • 69 in the Canary Islands (59)
  • 66 in Madrid (57)
  • 62 in Navarra (112)
  • 47 in Aragón (91)
  • 36 in Castilla y León (57)
  • 31 in the Balearic Islands (95)
  • 29 in Extremadura (31)
  • 16 in Cantabria (43)
  • 15 in Galicia (28)
  • 14 in Asturias (41)
  • 11 in La Rioja (61)
  • 10 in Andalusia (36)
  • in Murcia (51)
  • 5 in the Valencia Region (66)
  • 2 in Castilla La Mancha (43)
  • in Ceuta (3)
  • in Melilla (31)

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

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From our archive: personnel of the Unidad Militar de Emergencias (UME) carrying out disinfection duties to combat the spread of Covid-19 in March 2020. (Ministry of Defence)

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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