The incidence continues to rise in Spain and Wednesday stands at 644.5 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, 22 points above the previous day. In addition, the Ministry of Health has reported 30,587 new infections and 18 deaths since Tuesday.
Hospitalizations also continue to rise, reaching 7,255 patients admitted for COVID-19, 399 more than the previous day. The occupation of ward beds by patients with coronavirus is 6.07% and 12.92% in the case of ICUs. In the last 24 hours, 1,399 people have been admitted with coronavirus.
How is the epidemic evolving now?
Evolution of reported cases and deaths, hospitalized and admitted to ICU each day and the variation in the last 7 days.
Source: Ministry of Health
The incidence figures are of particular concern by age group. It is among the youngest where it is at its highest. Among the population aged 20 to 29 years reaches 1,866.77 cases, followed by the immediately preceding -from 12 to 19-, with 1,560.66 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days.
By autonomous communities, which have reported more new cases to Health are Navarra (3,549), Castilla y León (3,433), Catalonia (3,174) and Asturias (3,079). However, the worst incidence records continue to be registered in Catalonia (1,239.85), Navarre (925.59) and Castile and Leon (915.77).
Since the pandemic began, 4,219,723 people have been infected in Spain and 81,166 have died, 67 of them in the last week.
More than 24.7 million people have the complete pattern of infection.
The communiIn the last 24 hours, 583,022 doses of vaccine against the coronavirus have been administered in the autonomous regions, with which 3.1% of the population has received at least one jab and 52.1%, more than 24.7 million people, now have the full regimen that guarantees the maximum level of immunization against the virus.
Almost seven months after the start of the vaccination campaign, at the end of December, 83.2% of the population over 40 years of age has the full vaccination schedule and 91.5%, at least one dose. This percentage is lower among younger groups, which according to the strategy of the Ministry of Health have begun to receive the jab later. 23.7% of those aged between 30 and 39 years already have the full schedule and 56.6%, with at least one dose; from 20 to 29 years have the full schedule 13.5% and at least one dose, 29.7%. From 12 to 19 years of age, only 1.4% have the full regimen and 5.5% have at least one injection.
By autonomous communities, those that have provided the highest percentage of doses of those received are Asturias (98.1%), Extremadura (98%), Galicia (96.5%) and Andalusia (96.3%). All of them already exceed 90%, with the Canary Islands (90.2%), La Rioja (90%), the Balearic Islands (91.5%) and the Basque Country (91.6%) at the bottom.
In terms of the percentage of immunized vaccination, Asturias is at the head, where 70.3% of the population has at least one dose and 63.7% with the complete pattern; followed by Galicia, which has 60.5% of its population immunized and 67.2% with at least one dose; and Castilla y León, with 58.4% with complete pattern and 66.9% with at least one dose.