Spain reports 1,895 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, health authorities say

BARCELONA, Spain: Spain on Friday (Aug 7) reported 1,895 new coronavirus infections in the past day, mainly in the regions of the Basque Country, Catalonia and Aragon.

That compares with a 1,683 rise on Thursday, according to health ministry data.

The biggest rise was seen in the Basque Country where there were 428 cases in the past day, a 26per cent increase compared with Thursday, according to health ministry data.

Spain has seen a total of 314,362 cases of COVID-19 and recorded 28,503 deaths.

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