3/25/2020, 11:42 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Spain's coronavirus death toll tops China's

The death toll from coronavirus surged by 738 or more than 27% on a daily basis to reach 3,434 in Spain, surpassing the number of COVID-19 fatalities in China, Spanish health officials said on Wednesday. The country marks the sharpest jump in coronavirus deaths since the beginning of the infection.

A total of 47,610 Spanish citizens were tested positive for COVID-19 as 7,937 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, setting a record high for new infections nationwide. The figure surged 20% compared to yesterday's update.

Spain ranks second worldwide in coronavirus-caused deaths as only Italy has more with 6,820 confirmed fatalities as of Tuesday.

Breaking the News / GA