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  World   Europe  28 Mar 2020  With 832 deaths in 24 hours, Covid19 toll in Spain rises to 5,690

With 832 deaths in 24 hours, Covid19 toll in Spain rises to 5,690

AFP
Published : Mar 28, 2020, 5:05 pm IST
Updated : Mar 28, 2020, 5:05 pm IST

Spain has the world's second-highest coronavirus death toll after Italy

A member of the Military Emergencies Unit (UME) carry out a general disinfection at the morgue of the Sant Antoni extended care facility in Barcelona. AFP Photo
 A member of the Military Emergencies Unit (UME) carry out a general disinfection at the morgue of the Sant Antoni extended care facility in Barcelona. AFP Photo

Madrid: The death toll in Spain surged over 5,600 on Saturday after a record 832 people died in 24 hours, and the number of infections soared over 72,000, the government said.

Spain has the world's second-highest coronavirus death toll after Italy with 5,690 fatalities. The number of cases have jumped to 72,248 as the country moves to significantly increase testing.

 

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