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Incidence reaches 659 cases with hospitalizations on the rise

Two young people greet after being vaccinated against Covid-19.

Two young people greet after being vaccinated against Covid-19.

The autonomous communities have notified the Ministry of Health this Thursday 29,535 new cases of Covid-19, 17,716 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours. These figures are higher than those of the same day last week, when 27,688 positives were reported.

The total number of infections in Spain has already risen to 4,249,258 since the start of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The cumulative incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants is at 659,08, vs. 644.50 yesterday. In the past two weeks, a total of 312,740 positives have been registered.

In this Thursday’s report they have been added 28 new deaths, compared to 41 last Thursday. Up to 81,194 people with a positive diagnostic test have died since the virus arrived in Spain, according to data collected by the Ministry. In the last week, 78 people with a confirmed positive Covid-19 diagnosis have died in Spain.

Currently, there are 7,618 patients admitted for Covid-19 throughout Spain (7,255 yesterday) and 1,240 in UCI (1,180 yesterday). In the last 24 hours, there have been 1,370 admissions (1,399 yesterday) and 977 discharges (955 yesterday). The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus stands at 6.37 percent (6.07% yesterday) and in ICUs at 13.52 percent (12.92% yesterday).

Between July 12 and 18, the autonomous communities have carried out 1,175,782 diagnostic tests, of which 708,760 have been PCR and 467,022 antigen tests, with an overall rate per 100,000 inhabitants of 2,500.27. The total positivity rate stands at 15.81 percent, up from 15.64 percent yesterday.

More than 25 million people vaccinated with the complete regimen

The autonomous communities have administered until this Thursday a total of 52,879,267 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen, 586,223 of them in the last 24 hours. This represents 94.6 percent of those distributed, which amount to 55,918,413 units.

In addition, a total of 25,060,958 people have already received the complete guideline, 360,508 more than yesterday, thus fulfilling the objective set by the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, of reaching this figure during the week of July 19.

In this way, 52.8 percent of the Spanish population has already received the complete guideline. A total of 30,217,311 people have received at least one dose, 63.7 percent of the Spanish.

The data indicate that in this period 37,609,293 doses of Pfizer, with 36,702,941 administered; 5,701,770 corresponding to Modern, with 5,245,198 already inoculated; 10,189,600 of AstraZeneca, with 9,243,578 injected; and 2,417,750 of Janssen, with which 1,687,550 people have been vaccinated.

The Ministry of Health has provided this information in the activity report of the vaccination process against Covid-19 based on data collected between December 27, 2020, the day the vaccinations began, and July 21.

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