Medicine
Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:51
Spain Coronavirus Daily Death Toll Rises Again by 619 to Total of Nearly 17,000
TEHRAN (FNA)- The coronavirus death toll in Spain has risen by 619 overnight to 16,972, the health ministry said.

The number of deaths rose from 16,353 recorded the previous day, breaking a three-day streak of daily declines, Indipendent reported.

Sunday’s daily death toll also followed an almost three-week low of 510 on Saturday, health officials said.

The overall number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in Spain has risen to 166,019 from 161,852.

Spain has the world’s third-highest number of deaths linked to coronavirus, while the US now has the world’s highest after overtaking Italy.

The overall number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in Spain has risen to 166,019 from 161,852.

More than 1.7 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 108,252 have died, according to a tally by Reuters.

A medical adviser to the government has warned the UK could be hit harder by the coronavirus than any other country in Europe.

Sir Jeremy Farrar, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), told BBC’s Andrew Marr, “Numbers in the UK have continued to go up. And yes, the UK is likely to be certainly one of the worst, if not the worst affected country in Europe.”

 

 

 

 

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