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Coronavirus in Spain (27 Jan) – fourth consecutive fall of incidence rate

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Report below updated in Spain at 19.15h on Thurs 27 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Thursday 27 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 9,660,208. This is an overall increase of 130,888 against the figure released on Wednesday, of which 50,483 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Last Thursday’s figures were 157,447 and 55,002 respectively.

Wednesday had seen an overall increase of 133,553 over Tuesday, of which 52,034 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has fallen for a fourth consecutive time, by 55 points to 3,139 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Wednesday it was 3,194 and Tuesday 3,267. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 5,782. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 5,782 (previously 5,666)
  • 12-19 years – 4,038 (4,120)
  • 20-29 years – 2,886 (3,041)
  • 30-39 years – 4,014 (4,067)
  • 40-49 years – 3,793 (3,862)
  • 50-59 years – 2,190 (2,313)
  • 60-69 years – 1,450 (1,492)
  • 70-79 years – 1,434 (1,457)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,884 (1,904)

There have now been 1,487,633 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 9,660,208. The figure for the past 7 days is 632,825

There are currently 18,548 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 18,805), representing a 14.85% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (15.06%) – back below the 15% high risk level of occupation. 2,099 are in intensive care (2,152), representing 22.16% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (22.74%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Thursday 27 Jan is now 92,767 – an increase of 176 since Wednesday. The figures last Thursday had showed 162 deaths for the 24-hour period.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in 15 regions, compared to yesterday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Thursday 27 Jan is as follows:

  • 5,287 in Catalonia (previous incidence rate: 5,245)
  • 4,735 in Murcia (4,965)
  • 4,667 in Aragón (4,814)
  • 4,356 in Navarra (4,520)
  • 4,264 in the Valencia Region (4,107)
  • 4,137 in Cantabria (4,153)
  • 3,663 in Asturias (3,781)
  • 3,572 in Castilla y León (3,725)
  • 3,414 in the Basque Country (3,547)
  • 3,245 in the Balearic Islands (3,314)
  • 3,227 in Extremadura (3,366)
  • 2,879 in Galicia (2,941)
  • 2,625 in La Rioja (2,757)
  • 2,497 in Castilla La Mancha (2,565)
  • 1,915 in the Canary Islands (2,127)
  • 1,798 in Madrid (1,897)
  • 1,146 in Andalusia (1,211)
  • 5,299 in Ceuta (5,625)
  • 3,141 in Melilla (3,343)

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

Receiving jabs against Covid-19 in Barcelona
From our archive: vaccinations against Covid-19 in Barcelona. (Laura Guerrero)

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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