Wednesday, August 4

The incidence rate rises to 659 cases and hospitalizations continue to grow

The incidence continues to rise in Spain: this Thursday marks 659 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, which is an advance compared to yesterday, when it stood at 644 points. This data continues to worry the young population: for the age group between 20 and 29, it is 1,863. Meanwhile, for those between the ages of 12 and 19, it is 1,586 and for those between 30 and 39, it is 874.

All in a day in which the Ministry of Health has registered 29,535 new cases of coronavirus. This is a lower figure than 30,587 this Wednesday. In total, since the start of the pandemic, 4,249,258 people confirmed by tests have been infected in Spain.

By autonomous communities, Catalonia is the one that has registered the most cases (7,045), followed by Madrid (5,128), the Valencian Community (3,159) and Andalusia (3,006). On the other side, Melilla (12), Ceuta (18) and La Rioja (174) are the ones that reported the least infections this Thursday.

Regarding the deceased, the health authorities have added 28 new ones, which brings the deaths since March to 81,194. Of these, 78 have occurred in the last seven days.

Spain reaches 25 million people vaccinated with the full schedule

Spain has reached 25 million people with the complete guideline this Thursday. This means that 52.8% of the population has received both doses of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca or a single dose of Janssen. At the same time, more than 30 million people (30.2) already have a shot of the antidote against COVID-19.

All in a day in which the autonomous communities have given 586,223 vaccines. By age group, 100% of those over 80 have completed the immunization schedule. So has 97.8% of those between 70 and 79 years old; 86.5% of people between 50 and 59 and 84.4% of those between 60 and 69.

Regarding the population over 40 years of age, 68.6% of those between 40 and 49 are immunized. The figure is below 30% in the youngest groups: thus, 25.2% of people between 30 and 39 years have completed the vaccination schedule, as have 13.8% of Spaniards aged 20 to 29, and 1.5% of those aged 12 to 19.

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