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Coronavirus in Spain (14 Jan) – incidence rate falls in nine regions

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.30h on Fri 14 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 14 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 7,093,036. This is an overall increase of 162,508 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 65,937 have been registered in the past 24 hours.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 159,161 over Wednesday, of which 70,803 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen another 36 points to 3,192 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. This week the incidence rate has risen almost 200 points, whereas during the weeks prior to the Christmas and New Year period the weekly increase was around 500 points. On Thursday it was 3,156 and Wednesday 3,127. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 20-29, at 4,250. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 2,848 (previously 2,641)
  • 12-19 years – 3,679 (3,453)
  • 20-29 years – 4,250 (4,177)
  • 30-39 years – 3,891 (3,721)
  • 40-49 years – 3,926 (3,742)
  • 50-59 years – 3,212 (3,091)
  • 60-69 years – 1,743 (1,676)
  • 70-79 years – 1,456 (1,372)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,645 (1,508)

There have now been 1,512,749 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 8,093,036. The figure for the past 7 days is 784,180

There are currently 17,436 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 17,269), representing a 14.0% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (13.87%). 2,224 are in intensive care (2,227), representing 23.62% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (23.62%). It as at the highest in Catalonia at 43% 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 Friday 14 Jan is now 90,759 – an increase of 139 since Thursday.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in nine regions, compared to yesterday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Friday 14 Jan is as follows:

  • 6,594 in Navarra (previous incidence rate: 6,903)
  • 6,430 in the Basque Country (6,531)
  • 5,955 in Aragón (6,046)
  • 4,499 in Castilla y León (4,464)
  • 4,079 in Murcia (3,747)
  • 3,984 in Cantabria (3,876)
  • 3,771 in Catalonia (3,603)
  • 3,641 in Extremadura (3,684)
  • 3,350 in Galicia (3,248)
  • 3,338 in Asturias (3,351)
  • 3,180 in La Rioja (3,170)
  • 2,923 in the Balearic Islands (2,813)
  • 2,904 in Castilla La Mancha (2,939)
  • 2,875 in the Valencia Region (2,763)
  • 2,699 in the Canary Islands (2,712)
  • 2,408 in Madrid (2,475)
  • 1,419 in Andalusia (1,455)
  • 4,429 in Ceuta (4,141)
  • 3,695 in Melilla (3,538)

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

Spanish military personnel carrying out vaccination duties
Spanish military personnel carrying out vaccination duties against Covid at a hospital in Zaragoza during January 2022. (Ministry of Defence)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 13 January) show that Spain has administered 86,659,109 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 38,114,506 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 80.5% of the total population. A further 17,195,074 ‘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 Covid booster jabs for all adults aged over 18.

On 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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