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MADRID, June 24 (EUROPA PRESS) –
The autonomous communities have reported 68,186 new cases of COVID-19 to the Ministry of Health this Friday, compared with 48,272 on the same day last week, of which 33,664 were in people over 60 years old.
The total number of infections in Spain has already risen to 12,681,820 since the beginning of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The incidence in people over 60 years old is 755.71 per 100,000 over the past 14 days, compared to 653.25 on Tuesday. In the past two weeks, a total of 93,089 positives were registered in this age group.
195 new deaths were added to this Friday’s report, compared to 243 last Friday. According to the ministry, up to 107,799 people with a positive diagnostic test have died since the virus arrived in Spain. In the last week, 194 people with a confirmed positive have died in Spain.
There are currently 8,205 patients hospitalized and positive for COVID-19 (7,793 on Tuesday) and 388 in intensive care (361 on Tuesday) across Spain. The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus is 6.67 percent (6.35% on Tuesday) and in intensive care units is 4.38 percent (4.07% on Tuesday).
Between June 14 and 20, the Autonomous Communities carried out 162,566 diagnostic tests on people over 60 years old, of which 77,587 were PCR and 84,979 were antigen tests, with an overall rate per 100,000 inhabitants of 1,319.74.
Meanwhile, the positivity rate stands at 34.83 percent, up from 32.42 percent on Tuesday. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that this figure should be below 5 percent to consider the spread of the virus “controlled”.
Charts of the evolution of the coronavirus in Spain
Charts of the evolution of the coronavirus in each municipality
Charts of the development of the coronavirus in each country