Madrid: The coronavirus death toll in Spain surged to 4,089 after 655 people died within 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday.
It was a 19 percent increase on figures released on Wednesday. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 56,188 in Spain, which has the world’s second highest death toll from the disease after Italy.
The overall number of coronavirus cases soared to 56,188 from 47,610 on Wednesday as the number of reported deaths rose to 4,089 from 3,434, the ministry said.
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