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Coronavirus in Spain (4 Feb) – incidence rate has fallen 780 points in a week

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Report below updated in Spain at 20.30h on Fri 4 Feb 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 4 February for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 10,274,653. This is an increase of 74,937 against Thursday’s figure. Thursday had seen an increase of 74,368 over Wednesday.

The incidence rate across Spain has fallen another 121 points to 2,299 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Thursday it was 2,420 and Wednesday 2,564. The incidence rate has fallen 779 points since last Friday. See below for the incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 11 and under, at 4,277. It has fallen for all age groups since yesterday’s data. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 4,277 (previously 4,569)
  • 12-19 years – 3,057 (3,179)
  • 20-29 years – 2,051 (2,129)
  • 30-39 years – 2,937 (3,108)
  • 40-49 years – 2,749 (2,916)
  • 50-59 years – 1,399 (1,479)
  • 60-69 years – 1,133 (1,173)
  • 70-79 years – 1,169 (1,203)
  • Aged 80 and over – 1,571 (1,609)

There have now been 1,089,594 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 10,274,653. The figure for the past 7 days is 390,699

There are currently 16,326 people hospitalised for Covid-19 in Spain (previously 17,012), representing a 13.08% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (13.59%). 1,880 are in intensive care (1,947), representing 19.96% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across Spain (20.63%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 4 Feb is now 94,235 – an increase of 195 since Thursday. The figures last Friday had shown 142 deaths in a 24-hour period.

Incidence rate per region

The incidence rate has dropped in all regions again, compared to yesterday’s data. The current incidence rate for each region on Friday 4 Feb is as follows:

  • 3,825 in Catalonia (previous incidence rate: 4,046)
  • 3,406 in Murcia (3,565)
  • 3,380 in the Valencia Region (3,547)
  • 3,356 in Cantabria (3,505)
  • 3,300 in Aragón (3,532)
  • 3,131 in Navarra (3,325)
  • 2,701 in Galicia (2,721)
  • 2,635 in the Basque Country (2,734)
  • 2,565 in Asturias (2,706)
  • 2,444 in Castilla y León (2,619)
  • 2,352 in Extremadura (2,482)
  • 2,246 in the Balearic Islands (2,398)
  • 1,919 in La Rioja (1,999)
  • 1,743 in Castilla La Mancha (1,909)
  • 1,276 in Madrid (1,329)
  • 945 in the Canary Islands (1,010)
  • 787 in Andalusia (831)
  • 2,491 in Ceuta (2,797)
  • 1,916 in Melilla (2,102)

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

People queuing
From our archive: people queuing outside the University of Barcelona to receive Covid jabs in March 2021.

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (with data collated up to Thursday 3 February) show that Spain has administered 90,715,373 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 38,316,906 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 80.8% of the total population. A further 22,274,057 ‘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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