Spain’s Covid-19 death toll and new hospitalisations remain low

Spain's Covid-19 death toll and new hospitalisations remain low
Spain's Covid-19 death toll and new hospitalisations remain low

The number of deaths and new hospitalisations from people infected with Coronavirus / Covid-19 remains low in Spain. Official statistics from the Ministry of Health show that in the last 24 hours, there were 123 new cases, of which 20 have been admitted to intensive care, and 56 deaths.

The largest number of new cases and deaths was seen in Spain’s capital city, Madrid, where 76 people were hospitalised, 10 of whom were sent to intensive care, and 13 people died. Cataluña, home of the city of Barcelona, reported zero news cases and 3 deaths (which the Ministry of Health maintains is a result of reporting a few days earlier). In Castilla y León, the third province to transition to phase 1 of Spain’s de-escalation plan, 5 new cases were reported, of which 2 were sent to intensive care, and there was one death.

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Rates of new cases and deaths remained steady in the other 14 Spanish provinces.

Total cases of Covid-19 in Spain as at 22 May 2020 (Ministry of Health statistics)
Total cases of Covid-19 in Spain as at 22 May 2020 (Ministry of Health statistics)
Latest cases of Covid-19 in Spain as at 22 May 2020 (Ministry of Health statistics)
Latest cases of Covid-19 in Spain as at 22 May 2020 (Ministry of Health statistics)

The latest complete statistics from the Ministry of Health in Spain (https://www.mscbs.gob.es/) can be downloaded from the official government website here:

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