21 Aug, 2020 @ 13:36
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Biggest 24-hour rise in COVID-19 cases since early April recorded on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Biggest 24 Hour Rise In New Covid 19 Cases Since Early April Recorded On Spain S Costa Blanca

THE Valencian Community has logged the largest single day figure of new coronavirus cases since April 11, when Spain was in the midst of the State of Alarm.

The regional Health Ministry said today(August 21) that 475 fresh cases had been registered since their last update yesterday, with an additional three deaths.

The death toll now stands at 1,493 with 306 people currently being treated in hospital.

35 of the patients are getting specialist care in ICU’s.

28 new outbreaks have been registered across the Valencian Community over the last day, with two of those in Benidorm affecting a total of six people.

Alex Trelinski

Alex worked for 30 years for the BBC as a presenter, producer and manager. He covered a variety of areas specialising in sport, news and politics. After moving to the Costa Blanca over a decade ago, he edited a newspaper for 5 years and worked on local radio.

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