16 Apr, 2020 @ 12:23
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BREAKING: Slight increase in Spain’s coronavirus infection and death rates as many more tests carried out while recovery rate jumps up


SPAIN has recorded a slight jump in both new infections and deaths related to COVID-19. 

Since yesterday, 551 people have died from coronavirus (up from yesterday’s 523), bringing the total number of deaths to 19,130.

Meanwhile, a further 5,183 cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, up from the 5,092 registered on Wednesday.

It brings the total number of cases to 182,816.

Director of health emergencies Fernando Simon told press yesterday that the data should be looked at with caution as the country was carrying out more testing and revealing old and past infections.

There also continues to be thousands of people recovering each day, with today’s total standing at 3,944 (up from yesterday’s 3,349).

Some 74,797 have recovered from COVID-19 in Spain.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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