Covid numbers in Spain – Friday, January 14

Covid numbers in Spain - Friday, January 14
Covid numbers in Spain - Friday, January 14.

Here are the Covid numbers in Spain, for Friday, January 14, as released by the Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has collected the coronavirus data from the autonomous communities of Spain this Friday, January 14. It shows there are 162,508 new cases of Covid-19, 65,937 of them diagnosed in the last 24 hours.

These figures are lower than those of the corresponding day last week, when 242,440 positives were reported, which could show a certain downward trend in the evolution of the pandemic.

According to official statistics, Spain has already accumulated a total of 8,093,036 recorded infections since the start of the pandemic. The accumulated incidence in the last 14 days stands at 3,192.46 per 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 3,156.63 yesterday, Thursday 13. In the past two weeks, a total of 1,512,749 positives have been registered.


This Friday’s report showed an extra 139 new deaths, compared to 97 last Friday. A total of 90,759 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, 503 people with a confirmed positive have died in Spain.

There are currently 17,436 patients hospitalised and positive for Covid-19 throughout Spain, (17,269 yesterday). Of this total, 2,224 are in the ICU (2,227 yesterday). In the last 24 hours, there have been 2,332 admissions (2,428 yesterday), and 2,232 new arrivals (2,176 yesterday).

The occupancy rate of beds stands at 14.00 per cent (13.87 per cent yesterday), and in ICUs, at 23.62 per cent (23.62 per cent yesterday).

Between January 4 and 10, the autonomous communities reportedly carried out 2,194,074 diagnostic tests, of which 899,370 were PCR, and another 1,294,704 were antigen tests, with an overall rate of 4,665.64 per 100,000 inhabitants.

Meanwhile, the positivity rate stands at 40.96 per cent, compared to 39.87 per cent this Thursday 13. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that this figure should be below five per cent to consider the spread of the virus as being  ‘controlled’, as reported by


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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sung and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and he has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.


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