The number of infected with coronavirus in Spain was more than 100 thousand people.
In this indicator, the country is ahead only of the United States and Italy.
The number of deaths from the virus in Spain is more than 9 thousand people; this sad figure is higher only in Italy.
Chinese authorities on December 31, 2019 informed the world health organization about an outbreak of unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan in the Central part of the country (Hubei province). Experts found that the causative agent of the disease was a new coronavirus; later the disease was officially named COVID-19.