Medicine
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:43
Spain's New Coronavirus Cases, Deaths at 4-Day Highs
TEHRAN (FNA)- The number of daily coronavirus infections and deaths in Spain hit four-days highs on Wednesday, the country's health ministry reported.

The death toll rose for the second day as 757 people died over the past 24 hours, though the pace of the proportional daily increase in the death toll slowed down slightly, the health ministry said, Daily Sabah reorted.

The number of total fatalities caused by the coronavirus in Spain rose to 14,555. The daily increase as a percentage of the total death toll was 5.5%, down from 5.7% the day before, when 743 people died.

The total caseload in the country rose by 6,180 from 140,510, the health ministry added.

Spain is the world's second worst-hit country by the number of cases and fatalities.

The country's has been in a tight lockdown since mid-March and the restrictions are expected to remain in place at least until the end of April. The Spanish health system has been overwhelmed and the government has been seeking any help it can get.

Spain announced its downward trend in new infections and deaths was continuing and that increases in fatalities in the beginning of this week were the result of weekend deaths being tallied.

 

 

 

 

 

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