Spain reports almost 3,000 coronavirus cases in just the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health reported 2,987 new cases of Covid-19 on August 14th.

Spain reports almost 3,000 coronavirus cases in just the last 24 hours
Spain reported almost 3,000 cases in 24 hours. Photo: Ander Gillenea/AFP

 A similar figure of 2,935 was also recorded on August 13th.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 337,334 positives. The Ministry of Health has now incorporated these new numbers – making the total number of infections as of August 14th 342,813. 

Among the 2,987 new cases, 244 occurred in Andalusia, 481 in Aragon, 22 in Asturias, nine in the Balearic Islands, 108 in the Canary Islands, 61 in Cantabria, 39 in Castilla-La Mancha, 93 in Castilla y León, 169 in Catalonia, two in Ceuta, 167 in the Valencian Community, 66 in Extremadura, 102 in Galicia, 731 in Madrid, five in Melilla, 49 in Murcia, 108 in Navarra, 480 in the Basque Country and 51 in La Rioja.

In the last seven days, 62 people have died in Spain, a figure slightly less than that provided by the Health Ministry on the 13th (70), according to 20Minutos.

A total of 28,617 people have died as a result of Covid-19 in Spain since the start of the pandemic, according to official statistics.

The Health Ministry has also reported 1,015 hospital admissions in the last week (that's 129,247 since the start of the pandemic in Spain) and 46 in Intensive Care Units (ICU), for a combined figure of 11,933.

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