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Coronavirus in Spain (13 Jan) – incidence rate rises to 3,156

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.30h on Thurs 13 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 13 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 7,930,528. This is an overall increase of 159,161 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 70,803 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 179,125 over Tuesday, of which 78,855 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen 29 points to 3,156 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 3,127 and Tuesday 3,042. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 20-29, at 4,177 – but lower than yesterday. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 2,641 (previously 2,571)
  • 12-19 years – 3,453 (3,385)
  • 20-29 years – 4,177 (4,285)
  • 30-39 years – 3,721 (3,706)
  • 40-49 years – 3,742 (3,712)
  • 50-59 years – 3,091 (3,103)
  • 60-69 years – 1,676 (1,679)
  • 70-79 years – 1,372 (1,338)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,508 (1,426)

There have now been 1,495,774 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 7,930,528. The figure for the past 7 days is 702,548

There are currently 17,269 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 17,028), representing a 13.87% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (13.71%). 2,227 are in intensive care (2,228), representing 23.62% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (23.77%). It as at the highest in Catalonia at 42% followed by 32% in the Basque Country.

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 13 Jan is now 90,620 – an increase of 112 since Wednesday.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in five regions, compared to yesterday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Thursday 13 Jan is as follows:

  • 6,903 in Navarra (previous incidence rate: 7,156)
  • 6,531 in the Basque Country (6,613)
  • 6,046 in Aragón (6,002)
  • 4,464 in Castilla y León (4,469)
  • 3,876 in Cantabria (3,754)
  • 3,747 in Murcia (3,479)
  • 3,684 in Extremadura (3,667)
  • 3,603 in Catalonia (3,477)
  • 3,351 in Asturias (3,261)
  • 3,248 in Galicia (3,164)
  • 3,170 in La Rioja (3,158)
  • 2,939 in Castilla La Mancha (2,919)
  • 2,813 in the Balearic Islands (2,696)
  • 2,763 in the Valencia Region (2,677)
  • 2,712 in the Canary Islands (2,633)
  • 2,475 in Madrid (2,528)
  • 1,455 in Andalusia (1,527)
  • 4,141 in Ceuta (3,813)
  • 3,538 in Melilla (3,296)

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

A sign in Catalan indicating the way for Covid vaccinations for essential and home care workers
A sign in Catalan indicating the way for Covid vaccinations in Barcelona. (Laura Guerrero)

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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