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Coronavirus in Spain (24 Jan) – incidence rate falls once again

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Mon 24 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 24 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 9,280,890. This is an overall increase of 305,432 against the figure released on Friday, of which 27,248 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Last Monday’s figures were 331,467 and 36,414 respectively.

Friday had seen an overall increase of 141,095 over Thursday, of which 53,606 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has fallen again, by 37 points to 3,381 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Friday it was 3,418 and Thursday 3,279. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 5,248. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 5,248 (previously 4,599)
  • 12-19 years – 4,195 (4,149)
  • 20-29 years – 3,356 (3,669)
  • 30-39 years – 4,183 (4,245)
  • 40-49 years – 4,062 (4,150)
  • 50-59 years – 2,644 (2,909)
  • 60-69 years – 1,618 (1,682)
  • 70-79 years – 1,555 (1,578)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,986 (1,967)

There have now been 1,602,164 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 9,280,890. The figure for the past 7 days is 704,590

There are currently 19,617 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 18,675), representing a 15.76% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (14.96%). 2,261 are in intensive care (2,202), representing 23.94% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (23.25%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 24 Jan is now 91,994 – an increase of 253 since Friday. The figures last Monday had showed 234 deaths for the weekend period.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in 15 regions, compared to Friday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Monday 24 Jan is as follows:

  • 5,402 in Catalonia (previous incidence rate: 4,927)
  • 5,184 in Murcia (5,372)
  • 4,959 in Navarra (5,528)
  • 4,952 in Aragón (5,730)
  • 4,288 in Cantabria (4,365)
  • 4,135 in Castilla y León (4,407)
  • 4,076 in the Basque Country (4,816)
  • 4,005 in the Valencia Region (3,576)
  • 3,877 in Asturias (3,990)
  • 3,569 in Extremadura (3,788)
  • 3,325 in the Balearic Islands (3,377)
  • 3,102 in Galicia (3,259)
  • 2,981 in La Rioja (3,351)
  • 2,813 in Castilla La Mancha (2,941)
  • 2,519 in the Canary Islands (2,821)
  • 2,131 in Madrid (2,337)
  • 1,358 in Andalusia (1,393)
  • 6,149 in Ceuta (6,366)
  • 3,820 in Melilla (4,173)

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

Citizens arriving for vaccinations in La Rioja region during August. (LaRioja.org)
From our archive: citizens arriving for vaccinations in La Rioja region during last August. (LaRioja.org)

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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