In Spain, an increasing number of deaths from coronavirus infection COVID-19.
As reported , the Ministry of health on April 17, the last day died 585 people (a day earlier was 551before – 523), the total number of deaths from the coronavirus has increased to 19 478. The highest daily mortality from the infection was recorded 2 APR – 950 people.
On the eve of the Ministry of health reported that from COVID-19 died 19 130 people, but the head of the center on struggle against emergency situations in the field of health, Fernando simón said at a press conference on 17 April that totals were incorrect because of errors in regions, wrote El País.
“We’re going to fix it, and in the next two to three days data can change,” he said.
All coronavirus infection confirmed in 188 068 inhabitants of Spain (+5252 to the previous day), of which 72 963 is already cured.
The government of Spain from April 13 weakened quarantine restrictions, allowing them to operate some industrial enterprises to non-critical infrastructure. Until 26 April in the country the mode of state of emergency.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the world has exceeded 2.1 million, more than 552 thousand people have recovered, and 146 thousand died.
Spain ranks second in the world in the number of infected people and the third – the number of deaths.