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Coronavirus in Spain (31 Jan) – incidence rate drops for all age groups

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Report below updated in Spain at 20h on Mon 31 Jan 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Monday 31 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 9,961,253. This is an overall increase of 182,123 against the figure released on Friday. The health ministry has now changed the way it reports the figures, and no longer specifies the number of cases only registered in the last 24 hours. Friday had seen an overall increase of 118,922 over Thursday. Last Monday’s data showed 305,432 more cases. Figures today exclude any update from Aragón.

The overall incidence rate across Spain has fallen by nearly 200 points to 2,879 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Friday it was 3,078 and Thursday 3,139. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 5,461. It has fallen for all age groups since Friday. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 5,461 (previously 5,813)
  • 12-19 years – 3,676 (3,967)
  • 20-29 years – 2,499 (2,761)
  • 30-39 years – 3,686 (3,949)
  • 40-49 years – 3,465 (3,722)
  • 50-59 years – 1,832 (2,075)
  • 60-69 years – 1,324 (1,414)
  • 70-79 years – 1,336 (1,408)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,778 (1,855)

There have now been 1,364,667 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 9,961,253. The figure for the past 7 days is 551,285

There are currently 18,735 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 18,393), representing a 15.05% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (14.75%). 2,107 are in intensive care (2,060), representing 22.28% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (21.77%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Monday 31 Jan is now 93,225 – an increase of 259 since Friday. The figures last Monday had showed 253 deaths for the weekend period.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in all regions, compared to Friday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Monday 31 Jan is as follows:

  • 5,112 in Catalonia (previous incidence rate: 5,352)
  • 4,510 in Aragón (4,510) – no update today
  • 4,173 in Murcia (4,525)
  • 4,015 in the Valencia Region (4,305)
  • 3,863 in Cantabria (4,072)
  • 3,829 in Navarra (4,226)
  • 3,091 in Asturias (3,487)
  • 3,003 in Castilla y León (3,338)
  • 2,992 in the Basque Country (3,264)
  • 2,855 in Extremadura (3,138)
  • 2,840 in Galicia (2,861)
  • 2,787 in the Balearic Islands (3,139)
  • 2,332 in Castilla La Mancha (2,438)
  • 2,288 in La Rioja (2,538)
  • 1,581 in Madrid (1,719)
  • 1422 in the Canary Islands (1,776)
  • 1,020 in Andalusia (1,076)
  • 4,051 in Ceuta (4,993)
  • 2,658 in Melilla (3,017)

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

Citizens receiving jabs of the AstraZeneca vaccine
From our archive: citizens receiving vaccinations against Covid in Barcelona.

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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