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Coronavirus in Spain (27 Dec) – incidence rate jumps to 1,206

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Report below updated in Spain at 22h on Mon 27 Dec 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 27 December for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 5,932,626. This is an overall increase of 214,619 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 23,311 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 72,912 over Wednesday, of which 41,433 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen nearly 300 points to 1,206.21 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days – the highest level throughout the pandemic. On Thursday it was 911.31 and Wednesday 784.20. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Castilla-La Mancha at 831. It is at its highest in Navarra at 2,339. It is also over 2,000 in La Rioja. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 20-29, at 2,006. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 1,332.35 (previously 1,074.76)
  • 12-19 years – 1,064.14 (741.95)
  • 20-29 years – 2,006.68 (1,429.85)
  • 30-39 years – 1,648.45 (1,222.10)
  • 40-49 years – 1,423.20 (1,087.63)
  • 50-59 years – 1,087.98 (810.40)
  • 60-69 years – 735.19 (643.02)
  • 70-79 years – 327.27 (278.28)
  • Aged 80 and over – 295.59 (235.00)

There have now been 572,355 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 5,932,626. The figure for the past 7 days is 356,122

There are currently 9,530 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 7,924), representing a 7.69% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (6.40%). 1,715 are in intensive care (1,515), representing 18.26% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (16.27%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 27 Dec is now 89,139 – an increase of 120 since Thursday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 23,311 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Monday 27 Dec, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 5,304 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 1,769)
  • 4,181 in the Basque Country (1,921)
  • 3,399 in Castilla y León (1,733)
  • 1,691 in Aragón (1,576)
  • 1,670 in the Canary Islands (1,183)
  • 1,494 in Extremadura (1,347)
  • 1,098 in Galicia (953)
  • 1,096 in Navarra (2,339)
  • 1,022 in Asturias (1,124)
  • 637 in Murcia (1,163)
  • 496 in Cantabria (997)
  • 381 in Catalonia (940)
  • 331 in La Rioja (2,145)
  • 280 in the Balearic Islands (943)
  • 146 in Andalusia (831)
  • 12 in the Valencia Region (952)
  • 0 in Castilla La Mancha (973)
  • 53 in Ceuta (1,017)
  • 20 in Melilla (808)

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

Vaccinations against Covid-19
Vaccinations against Covid-19 being prepared in La Rioja. (La Rioja.org)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Sunday 26 December) show that Spain has administered 85,443,894 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 37,853,370 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 79.8% of the total population. A further 12,720,094 ‘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. Also read: Spain approves booster jabs against Covid for the over-40s.

On Wednesday 15 December, Spain also started its campaign of administering jabs against Covid-19 to children aged 5-11. Also read: Spain starts vaccinating 5-11 year olds against Covid.

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