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Coronavirus in Spain weekly figures (4 March) – incidence rate now 463

Latest: Coronavirus in Spain weekly figures (25 March)

Report updated in Spain at 20.30h on Fri 4 March 

CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

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The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Friday 4 March for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 11,100,428. This is an increase of 122,904 against last Friday’s figure.

The incidence rate is now 463 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days – a decrease of 150 since last Friday’s figure of 613. The figure on Friday 18 February was 919. The highest recorded incidence rate in Spain throughout the entire pandemic was 3,418 on Friday 21 January. See below for the current incidence rate for each region.

The age group with the highest incidence rate is those aged 12-19, at 727. The incidence rates per age group are as follows:

  • Aged 11 and under – 415 (figure last Friday: 664)
  • 12-19 years – 727 (938)
  • 20-29 years – 597 (752)
  • 30-39 years – 507 (667)
  • 40-49 years – 481 (649)
  • 50-59 years – 375 (472)
  • 60-69 years – 317 (401)
  • 70-79 years – 344 (437)
  • Aged 80 and over – 469 (611)

There are currently 5,693 people hospitalised for Covid-19 (last Friday 7,248), representing a 4.59% occupation of hospital beds across Spain (5.84%). 851 are in intensive care (last Friday 1,053), representing 9.31% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid patients across the country (11.38%).

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Friday 4 March is now 100,413 – an increase of 1,003 since last Friday’s figure of 99,410.

Incidence rate per region

The current incidence rate for each region on Friday 4 March is as follows:

  • 868 in the Canary Islands (last Friday: 692)
  • 722 in Galicia (999)
  • 667 in Murcia (875)
  • 659 in Catalonia (799)
  • 572 in Extremadura (755)
  • 571 in La Rioja (699)
  • 508 in Aragón (683)
  • 491 in Cantabria (683)
  • 486 in Navarra (663)
  • 479 in Castilla y León (678)
  • 473 in Asturias (704)
  • 430 in the Valencia Region (693)
  • 402 in the Basque Country (523)
  • 391 in the Balearic Islands (561)
  • 276 in Andalusia (393)
  • 269 in Castilla La Mancha (390)
  • 268 in Madrid (398)
  • 369 in Ceuta (510)
  • 238 in Melilla (290)
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 3 March) show that Spain has administered 92,774,397 jabs of the Covid vaccine. 38,443,970 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 81.1% of the total population. A further 24,215,926 ‘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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1 comment

PETER 7th March 2022 at 12:43 pm

In the Uk if i catch covid as a vunerable person I am prescribed anti viral tablets – if I come to spain are these available to me with my Ehic card ?

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