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Coronavirus in Spain (28 Jan) – incidence rate falls again, to 3,078

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.30h on Fri 28 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 28 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 9,779,130. This is an overall increase of 118,922 against the figure released on Thursday, of which 48,862 have been registered in the past 24 hours. Last Friday’s figures were 141,095 and 53,606 respectively.

Thursday had seen an overall increase of 130,888 over Wednesday, of which 50,483 were registered in 24 hours.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has fallen for a fifth consecutive time, by 61 points to 3,078 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Thursday it was 3,139 and Wednesday 3,194. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 5,813. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 5,813 (previously 5,782)
  • 12-19 years – 3,967 (4,038)
  • 20-29 years – 2,761 (2,886)
  • 30-39 years – 3,949 (4,014)
  • 40-49 years – 3,722 (3,793)
  • 50-59 years – 2,075 (2,190)
  • 60-69 years – 1,414 (1,450)
  • 70-79 years – 1,408 (1,434)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,855 (1,884)

There have now been 1,458,735 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 9,779,130. The figure for the past 7 days is 619,170

There are currently 18,393 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 18,548), representing a 14.75% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (14.85%). 2,060 are in intensive care (2,099), representing 21.77% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (22.16%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 28 Jan is now 92,966 – an increase of 199 since Thursday. The figures last Friday had showed 142 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 Friday 28 Jan is as follows:

  • 5,352 in Catalonia (previous incidence rate: 5,287)
  • 4,525 in Murcia (4,735)
  • 4,510 in Aragón (4,667)
  • 4,305 in the Valencia Region (4,264)
  • 4,226 in Navarra (4,356)
  • 4,072 in Cantabria (4,137)
  • 3,487 in Asturias (3,663)
  • 3,338 in Castilla y León (3,572)
  • 3,264 in the Basque Country (3,414)
  • 3,139 in the Balearic Islands (3,245)
  • 3,138 in Extremadura (3,227)
  • 2,861 in Galicia (2,879)
  • 2,538 in La Rioja (2,625)
  • 2,438 in Castilla La Mancha (2,497)
  • 1,776 in the Canary Islands (1,915)
  • 1,719 in Madrid (1,798)
  • 1,076 in Andalusia (1,146)
  • 4,993 in Ceuta (5,299)
  • 3,017 in Melilla (3,141)

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

A man giving the thumbs up whilst receiving a jab of the Covid-19 vaccine in Barcelona
From our archive: a man giving the thumbs up whilst receiving a jab of the Covid-19 vaccine in Barcelona. (Mariona Gil)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 27 January) show that Spain has administered 89,717,860 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 38,283,540 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 80.8% of the total population. A further 20,952,039 ‘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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