Spain Coronavirus Map and Case Count

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Total reported On May 11 14-day change
Cases 3.5 million 4,941 –39%
Deaths 79,100 205 –7%

14-day change trends use 7-day averages.

There have been at least 3,586,300 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Spain, according to the Spanish Ministry of Health. As of Wednesday morning, 79,100 people had died.

Reported cases in Spain

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Source: Ministerio de Sanidad (Ministry of Health) of Spain
About this data For total cases and deaths: The map shows the known locations of coronavirus cases by region. Circles are sized by the number of people there who have tested positive or have a probable case of the virus, which may differ from where they contracted the illness.

Here’s how the number of cases are growing in Spain:

Reported cases and deaths by region

This table is sorted by places with the most cases per 100,000 residents in the last seven days. Select deaths or a different column header to sort by different data.

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cases
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Per 100,000
País Vasco 191,974 8,798 4,349 199 540 25 22.9 1.05
Madrid 697,084 10,427 15,135 226 1,486 22 17.0 0.25
Aragón 120,965 9,134 3,463 261 232 18 3.2 0.24
Cataluña 596,478 7,839 14,382 189 1,288 17 27.3 0.36
Navarra 61,110 9,365 1,163 178 105 16 0.8 0.12
Castilla La Mancha 188,534 9,249 5,886 289 293 14 3.6 0.18
La Rioja 30,135 9,582 764 243 44 14 0.6 0.18
Andalucía 562,593 6,661 9,760 116 1,090 13 13.4 0.16
Castilla y León 225,983 9,405 6,788 282 265 11 1.9 0.08
Cantabria 29,556 5,079 560 96 59 10 0.4 0.07

How Cases Are Changing

Here’s how the number of new cases and deaths are changing over time:

New reported cases by day

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New reported deaths by day

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Note: Scale for deaths chart is adjusted from cases chart to display trend.

The New York Times has found that official tallies in the United States and in more than a dozen other countries have undercounted deaths during the coronavirus outbreak because of limited testing availability.

Spanish authorities have changed their data collection method several times since the beginning of the pandemic, creating confusion over the actual number of confirmed cases in the country.

Where You Can Find More Information

Read more about the second wave of infections, and how diverging views among authorities on how to impose new restrictions in Madrid have ended up in the courtroom.

In the spring, the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed nursing homes, and led some health workers to call themselves “health care kamikazes,” as they were forced to make their own equipment.

Spanish health authorities publish daily data at midday on Twitter, Telegram, and on the health ministry’s website.

Most news organizations have their own live coverage dedicated to the coronavirus outbreak: El País, El Mundo, El Diario.es, La Vanguardia.

For a clear explanation (in Spanish) on Spain’s sometimes confusing way of counting cases and deaths, El Diario has a useful article.

About the data

The Times has identified the following reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data:

June 19, 2020: Spain added many deaths that were not properly recorded from earlier in the pandemic.

Spain does not regularly report new data on weekends.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible.