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Coronavirus in Spain (21 Jan) – incidence rate rises again, to 3,418

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.30h on Fri 21 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 21 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 8,975,458. This is an overall increase of 141,095 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 53,606 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Last Friday’s figures were 162,508 and 65,937 respectively.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 157,447 over Wednesday, of which 55,002 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has risen 139 points to a new high of 3,418 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days, after three consecutive falls. On Thursday it was 3,279 and Wednesday 3,286. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 4,599. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 4,599 (previously 4,212)
  • 12-19 years – 4,149 (3,947)
  • 20-29 years – 3,669 (3,613)
  • 30-39 years – 4,245 (4,066)
  • 40-49 years – 4,150 (3,978)
  • 50-59 years – 2,909 (2,867)
  • 60-69 years – 1,682 (1,631)
  • 70-79 years – 1,578 (1,518)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,967 (1,874)

There have now been 1,619,839 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 8,975,458. The figure for the past 7 days is 690,319

There are currently 18,675 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 18,934), representing a 14.96% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (15.20%). 2,202 are in intensive care (2,204), representing 23.25% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (23.30%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 21 Jan is now 91,741 – an increase of 142 since Thursday. The figures last Friday had showed 139 deaths in 24 hours.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in just three regions, compared to yesterday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Friday 21 Jan is as follows:

  • 5,730 in Aragón (previous incidence rate: 5,550)
  • 5,528 in Navarra (5,480)
  • 5,372 in Murcia (5,126)
  • 4,927 in Catalonia (4,550)
  • 4,816 in the Basque Country (4,996)
  • 4,407 in Castilla y León (4,240)
  • 4,365 in Cantabria (4,268)
  • 3,990 in Asturias (3,946)
  • 3,788 in Extremadura (3,655)
  • 3,576 in the Valencia Region (3,277)
  • 3,377 in the Balearic Islands (3,236)
  • 3,351 in La Rioja (3,397)
  • 3,259 in Galicia (3,332)
  • 2,941 in Castilla La Mancha (2,753)
  • 2,821 in the Canary Islands (2,796)
  • 2,337 in Madrid (2,252)
  • 1,393 in Andalusia (1,361)
  • 6,366 in Ceuta (6,116)
  • 4,173 in Melilla (3,993)

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

Vaccination waiting area in Valencia. (GVA.es)
From our archive: vaccinations in Valencia. (GVA.es)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 20 January) show that Spain has administered 88,348,567 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 38,227,400 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 80.7% of the total population. A further 19,111,590 ‘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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