Spain Logs Nearly 2,000 New Coronavirus Cases as Infections Top 11,000

Commuters walk at an almost empty Atocha train station at rush hour during partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus outbreak in Madrid, Spain. (Reuters)

Commuters walk at an almost empty Atocha train station at rush hour during partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus outbreak in Madrid, Spain. (Reuters)

Spain Health Ministry’s emergencies coordinator Fernando Simon said the number of people who had recovered stood at 1,098.

  • AFP Madrid
  • Last Updated: March 17, 2020, 5:32 PM IST

Spain on Tuesday confirmed nearly 2,000 new cases of COVID-19, sending the total spiralling past 11,000, with 491 deaths, the health ministry said.

Over the past 24 hours, the number of people infected rose by 1,987, hiking the overall total to 11,178, the ministry’s emergencies coordinator Fernando Simon said, while indicating the number of people who had recovered stood at 1,098.

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