Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (2 Feb)
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Report below updated in Spain at 19.15h on Tues 26 Jan
CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures
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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 26 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 9,529,320. This is an overall increase of 133,553 against the figure released on Tuesday, of which 52,034 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Last Wednesday’s figures were 157,941 and 60,025 respectively.
Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 114,877 over Monday, of which 61,669 were registered in 24 hours.
The overall incidence rate across Spain has fallen for the third consecutive time this week, by 73 points to 3,194 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Tuesday it was 3,267 and Monday 3,381. See below for the incidence rate for each region.
The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 5,666. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:
- Aged 11 and under – 5,666 (previously 5,354)
- 12-19 years – 4,120 (4,071)
- 20-29 years – 3,041 (3,125)
- 30-39 years – 4,067 (4,054)
- 40-49 years – 3,862 (3,913)
- 50-59 years – 2,313 (2,453)
- 60-69 years – 1,492 (1,546)
- 70-79 years – 1,457 (1,500)
- Aged 80 and over – 1,904 (1,939)
There have now been 1,513,796 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 9,529,320. The figure for the past 7 days is 644,297.
There are currently 18,805 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 19,314), representing a 15.06% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (15.47%). 2,152 are in intensive care (2,204), representing 22.74% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (23.28%).
The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 26 Jan is now 92,591 – an increase of 215 since Tuesday. The figures last Wednesday had showed 160 deaths for the 24-hour period.
Incidence rate per region
The incidence rate has dropped in 14 regions, compared to yesterday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Wednesday 26 Jan is as follows:
- 5,245 in Catalonia (previous incidence rate: 5,141)
- 4,965 in Murcia (5,093)
- 4,814 in Aragón (4,749)
- 4,520 in Navarra (4,711)
- 4,153 in Cantabria (4,305)
- 4,107 in the Valencia Region (4,173)
- 3,781 in Asturias (3,903)
- 3,725 in Castilla y León (3,951)
- 3,547 in the Basque Country (3,792)
- 3,366 in Extremadura (3,466)
- 3,314 in the Balearic Islands (3,313)
- 2,941 in Galicia (3,007)
- 2,757 in La Rioja (2,849)
- 2,565 in Castilla La Mancha (2,676)
- 2,127 in the Canary Islands (2,323)
- 1,897 in Madrid (2,007)
- 1,211 in Andalusia (1,284)
- 5,625 in Ceuta (5,972)
- 3,343 in Melilla (3,580)
A full breakdown of the data per region can be found by clicking here.
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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