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Coronavirus in Spain (2 Dec) – incidence rate rises 17 points to 234

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Thurs 2 Dec 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 2 December for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,189,220. This is an overall increase of 14,500 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 8,339 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 10,536 over Tuesday, of which 6,836 were registered in 24 hours

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen another 17 points to 234.03 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 217.10 and Tuesday 208.50. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Extremadura at 105. It is at its highest in Navarra at 676. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged under 11, at 390.The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 390.06 (previously 354.93)
  • 12-19 years – 126.14 (116.26)
  • 20-29 years – 179.53 (165.07)
  • 30-39 years – 239.55 (221.51)
  • 40-49 years – 280.66 (259.51)
  • 50-59 years – 208.12 (194.19)
  • 60-69 years – 240.02 (222.11)
  • 70-79 years – 176.06 (167.57)
  • Aged 80 and over – 120.36 (114.57)

There have now been 111,050 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,189,220. The figure for the past 7 days is 62,439

There are currently 4,093 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 3,957), representing a 3.29% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (3.18%). 772 are in intensive care (741), representing 8.39% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (8.07%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 2 Dec is now 88,122 – an increase of 42 since Wednesday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 8,339 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Thursday 2 Dec, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 1,335 in the Basque Country (current incidence rate: 552)
  • 1,302 in Catalonia (291)
  • 986 in Madrid (159)
  • 815 in Castilla y León (296)
  • 745 in Aragón (435)
  • 568 in Navarra (676)
  • 505 in Galicia (240)
  • 455 in the Canary Islands (195)
  • 312 in Asturias (237)
  • 307 in the Valencia Region (247)
  • 268 in Murcia (249)
  • 235 in Andalusia (111)
  • 164 in Cantabria (198)
  • 113 in Extremadura (105)
  • 104 in the Balearic Islands (278)
  • 79 in La Rioja (243)
  • 3 in Castilla La Mancha (119)
  • 22 in Ceuta (108)
  • 21 in Melilla (220)

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

Travellers with face masks at Sants station
Travellers with face masks at Sants station in Barcelona. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Wednesday 2 December) show that Spain has administered 76,899,564 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,638,438 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 79.3% of the total population. A further 5,289,482 ‘booster’ jabs have also been administered. 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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