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Coronavirus in Spain (11 Jan) – incidence rate now over 3,000

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.30h on Tues 11 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 11 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 7,592,242. This is an overall increase of 134,942 against the figure released on Monday, of which 79,601 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Monday had seen an overall increase of 292,394 over Friday, of which 44,039 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen 53 points to 3,042 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Monday it was 2,989 and Friday 2,722. The region with the lowest incidence rate is Andalusia at 1,577. It is at its highest in Navarra at 7,253 – followed by the Basque Country at 6,425. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 20-29, at 4,274 – but a decrease on yesterday’s figure. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 2,488 (previously 2,476)
  • 12-19 years – 3,259 (3,207)
  • 20-29 years – 4,274 (4,314)
  • 30-39 years – 3,620 (3,605)
  • 40-49 years – 3,603 (3,580)
  • 50-59 years – 3,036 (3,029)
  • 60-69 years – 1,646 (1,637)
  • 70-79 years – 1,283 (1,234)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,332 (1,270)

There have now been 1,441,506 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 7,592,242. The figure for the past 7 days is 692,944

There are currently 16,555 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 16,496), representing a 13.34% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (13.40%). 2,200 are in intensive care (2,200), representing 23.50% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (23.50%). It as at the highest in Catalonia at 44.23% followed by 34.4% in the Basque Country.

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Tuesday 11 Jan is now 90,383 – an increase of 247 since Monday.

Increase in infections per region & current incidence rate

Of the 79,601 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours (and current incidence rate) on Tuesday 11 Jan, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 14,848 in Madrid (current incidence rate: 2,441)
  • 11,395 in the Basque Country (6,425)
  • 10,340 in Castilla y León (4,392)
  • 6,531 in Murcia (3,090)
  • 6,408 in Aragón (5,799)
  • 6,317 in the Canary Islands (2,552)
  • 3,716 in Extremadura (3,660)
  • 3,445 in Catalonia (3,330)
  • 3,322 in Navarra (7,253)
  • 3,154 in Galicia (3,042)
  • 3,069 in the Valencia Region (2,581)
  • 2,429 in Asturias (3,102)
  • 1,762 in Cantabria (3,533)
  • 1,433 in the Balearic Islands (2,542)
  • 380 in La Rioja (3,249)
  • 295 in Andalusia (1,577)
  • 4 in Castilla La Mancha (2,988)
  • 399 in Ceuta (3,390)
  • 354 in Melilla (2,992)

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

On Monday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said in a radio interview that the EU should soon start to consider treating Covid as an ‘endemic illness’ and not a pandemic, due to falling death rates and vaccination protection. ALSO READ: Pedro Sánchez calls for EU debate to consider treating Covid as ‘endemic illness’.

Citizens queuing for vaccinations at Barcelona's exhibition centre
From our archive: citizens queuing for vaccinations against Covid-19 at Barcelona’s exhibition centre back in April. (Edu Bayer)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 6 January) show that Spain has administered 84,998,187 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 38,052,240 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 80.2% of the total population. A further 15,170,652 ‘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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