Spain coronavirus death toll jumps 849 in one day to 8,189

Samuel Lovett

A total of 8,189 people who tested positive for coronavirus have now died in Spain, according to the country’s health ministry, marking a 849 rise in deaths from Monday’s figures.

The number of confirmed cases has also risen to 94,417, up from 85,195, officials said.

Spain has the second highest coronavirus death toll behind Italy, where more than 11,000 people have died to date from the disease.

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