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Spain's coronavirus cases surge by 2,538 to top 13,700

The number of people infected with coronavirus in Spain jumped by 2,538 in the past 24 hours, reaching 13,716, Spanish Health Emergency Coordination Center Director Fernando Simon said on Wednesday.

The death toll from COVID-19 stood at 588 after 55 new deaths from the infection were confirmed nationwide overnight.

Meanwhile, 8% of the people diagnosed with coronavirus in Spain successfully recovered as of Wednesday. In the country's capital Madrid, 17% of the infections were cured amid the earlier start of the epidemic, Simon asserted.

Breaking the News / GA