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The Latest: Spain reports 6,023 new cases as rate slows

The Latest: Spain reports 6,023 new cases as rate slows

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Dutch military plane flies intensive care beds and other medical equipment to Sint Maarten — Queen Elizabeth II to use address to acknowledge the suffering many families have experienced — Pope Francis begins the first of several Holy Week ceremonies that will be held without the public ——— THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch military transport plane carrying a mobile field hospital made up of six intensive care beds is on its way to the Caribbean nation of Sint Maarten to help fight the coronavirus. The Dutch government says the C-17 plan
Coronavirus deaths in Spain down for second day in a row

Coronavirus deaths in Spain down for second day in a row

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Spain has seen a drop in the number of people dying from COVID-19 for the second day in a row.The number of deaths related to coronavirus now stands at 11,744 - up from 10,935 the previous day. The 809 extra deaths in the last 24 hours was down from 932 on Friday. Spain's number of dead passes 10,000 It came as Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez was expected to announce a new extension to a COVID-19 lockdown that has p...
The Latest: Virus death toll in Spain nears 11,000

The Latest: Virus death toll in Spain nears 11,000

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The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Virus death toll and unemployment surge in Europe and U.S. — Spain is closing Friday with nearly 11,000 coronavirus deaths. — German Chancellor Angela Merkel returns to work. ——— MADRID — Spain is closing Friday a black week with its death toll for the new coronavirus nearing 11,000, more than half of those during the past seven days, and more infections than any other country in Europe. The bottleneck in Spanish labs conducting the tests has led to relatively low levels of testing in Spain compared to other European countries, authoriti
Spain surpasses China coronavirus cases as deaths rise to 7,340

Spain surpasses China coronavirus cases as deaths rise to 7,340

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Spain has become the third country to confirm more cases of coronavirus than China - as its number of deaths rose by 812 in a day to reach a total of 7,340.Confirmed COVID-19 cases have increased by 6,398 since Sunday to reach 85,195 in total, Spain's health ministry said. The country has now joined the United States and Italy in having more coronavirus cases than China, which had confirmed 82,156 cases as of Monday. Image: Military Emergencies Unit members helped transport patients from a Madrid hospital to the Ifema convention centre to relieve crowded hospitals At midday on Monday, a minute's silence was held in Madrid, Spain's hardest hit city, for those who have died as an adagio was heard in one of the capital's best known squar...
Spain has second-highest number of deaths as Italy and France tolls rise

Spain has second-highest number of deaths as Italy and France tolls rise

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A total of 3,434 coronavirus patients have now have died in Spain - more than the recorded number of deaths in China where the outbreak began.Spain now has the world's second-highest tally of COVID-19 deaths after 738 more were reported on Wednesday, the country's deadliest toll in one day. With 3,434 coronavirus patients dead, Spain surpassed China's toll of 3,285. Is Spain the new COVID-19 epicentre? Italy stil...