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Coronavirus in Spain (16 Nov) – incidence rate now at 88

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Report below updated in Spain at 20h on Tues 16 Nov 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 16 November for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,061,045. This is an overall increase of 4,091 against the figure released on Monday, of which 2,793 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Navarra and Valencia have not updated their figures today for ‘technical reasons’.

Monday had seen an overall increase of 9,798 over Friday, of which 1,288 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen six points to 88.65 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Monday it was 82.02 and Friday 71.50. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Asturias at 46. It is at its highest in Navarra at 203. It is also over 100 in the Basque Country, Aragón, the Baleares, La Rioja and Catalonia. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

Due to the number of citizens fully vaccinated (see below and link), Spain has reclassified the ‘low risk’ threshold of Covid as being for incidence rates up to 100. Previously it was up to 50. ‘Medium risk’ is now considered between 100-300, with ‘high risk’ at 300-500 and ‘extreme risk’ above 500 per 100,000 inhabitants over 14 days.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged under 11, at 128. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 128.31 (previously 119.10)
  • 12-19 years – 48.65 (45.49)
  • 20-29 years – 72.73 (67.63)
  • 30-39 years – 93.78 (86.62)
  • 40-49 years – 104.13 (95.80)
  • 50-59 years – 77.35 (71.70)
  • 60-69 years – 84.11 (77.87)
  • 70-79 years – 81.97 (76.74)
  • Aged 80 and over – 67.11 (64.29)

There have now been 42,063 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,061,045. The figure for the past 7 days is 24,129

There are currently 2,164 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 2,180), representing a 1.75% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (1.77%). 427 are in intensive care (427), representing 4.68% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (4.68%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday 16 Nov is now 87,745 – an increase of 29 since Monday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 2,793 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Tuesday 16 Nov, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 777 in Catalonia (current incidence rate: 120)
  • 535 in Madrid (80)
  • 387 in the Basque Country (188)
  • 234 in Castilla y León (89)
  • 187 in the Canary Islands (94)
  • 180 in Aragón (143)
  • 102 in the Balearic Islands (124)
  • 90 in Murcia (78)
  • 71 in Galicia (53)
  • 57 in Extremadura (50)
  • 54 in Andalusia (47)
  • 38 in La Rioja (115)
  • 35 in Asturias (46)
  • 26 in Cantabria (65)
  • 4 in Castilla La Mancha (57)
  • in Navarra (203) – no update today
  • 0 in the Valencia Region (88) – no update today
  • 12 in Ceuta (30)
  • in Melilla (56)

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

Citizens queuing to receive vaccination jabs in Girona, Catalonia
From our archive: citizens queuing to receive vaccination jabs in Girona, Catalonia, in June. (Catalan Health Institute)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 11 November) show that Spain has administered 73,623,626 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,448,743 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 78.9% 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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