In Spain, the number of victims of coronavirus exceeded eight thousand people

The number of victims from the CAVID-19 coronavirus in Spain exceeded 8 thousand people, only in the last day 849 patients died, according to the Ministry of Health.

During the day, 9.2 thousand new cases of infection were detected; the total number was 94.4 thousand, of which 8189 people died. There are 5,600 patients in intensive care units. 19.3 thousand recovered. Thus, the number of active cases of infection in Spain is 67 thousand people.

In Madrid, since the beginning of the epidemic, 27.5 thousand cases of the disease have been detected, of which 3.6 thousand people have died. In Catalonia, the number of registered cases is 18.8 thousand, of which 1.7 thousand died.

Spain is in third place in the world in the number of diagnosed cases of infection (after the US and Italy) and second in the number of victims (after Italy).

The high-alert regime has been extended in Spain until April 11, inclusive. Residents have the right to leave their homes only in exceptional cases: to buy food, medicine, get to the hospital, help people who can not cope on their own, get to work. The government decided to stop all non-essential activities in the country until April 9.

Author: Flyn Braun
Graduated from Cambridge University. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the us news section in the Free News editors.
Function: Editor