The autonomous communities have notified the Ministry of Health this Monday 39,638 new cases of Covid-19, 3,987 of them diagnosed over the weekend. These figures are lower than those of the same day last week, when 55,939 positives were reported, indicating a strong downward trend in the evolution of the pandemic.

The total number of infections in Spain already rises to 4,627,770 since the start of the pandemic, according to official statistics. The cumulative incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants stands at 549.06, up from 591.14 on Friday, down 42 points. In the past two weeks, a total of 260,531 positives have been registered.

In this Monday’s report 119 new deaths have been added, compared to 157 last Monday. Up to 82,125 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, 262 people with a confirmed positive coronavirus diagnosis have died in Spain.

Nowadays, there are 10,411 patients admitted for Covid-19 throughout Spain (10,015 on Friday) and 2,031 in UCI (1,928 on Friday). In the last 24 hours, there have been 1,047 admissions (1,199 on Friday) and 511 new arrivals (1,405 on Friday). The occupancy rate for beds occupied by coronavirus stands at 8.83% (8.48% on Friday) and in ICUs at 21.98% (20.87% on Friday).

Between July 30 and August 5, the autonomous communities have performed 1,081,897 diagnostic tests, of which 701,704 have been PCR and 380,193 antigen tests, with an overall rate per 100,000 inhabitants of 2,300.63. The positivity rate stands at 13.90%, compared to 14.57% on Friday.


The autonomous communities have administered until this Monday a total of 59,108,679 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen, 566,184 of them over the weekend. This represents 97.8% of those distributed, which amount to 60,456,988 units.

In addition, a total of 28,587,458 people have already received the complete guideline, 331,509 more than on Friday. This represents 60.2% of the Spanish population. A total of 33,424,529 people have received at least one dose, 70.4% of the Spanish.

The data indicate that in this period 41,077,173 doses of Pfizer, with 41,103,596 administered; 6,647,080 corresponding to Modern, with 6,494,929 already inoculated; 10,084,400 of AstraZeneca, with 9,645,244 injected; and 2,648,335 of Janssen, with which 1,864,910 people have been vaccinated.

The Ministry of Health has provided this information in the activity report of the coronavirus vaccination process based on data collected between December 27, 2020, the day the vaccinations began, and August 8.


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