The number of people infected with coronavirus in Spain increased to 222 857, announced on 8 may, the Ministry of health of the country.
For the last day of coronavirus infection COVID-19 was confirmed in 1095 the Spaniards. For the first time this week the number of identified per day new infections exceeded 1,000.
Newspaper El País said that in recent days, reporting about the daily increasing number of infected people, the Ministry only reports the number of positive tests for coronavirus, held yesterday, the results for the previous days into account retroactively. On 7 may, the Ministry of health reported 221 447 infected in the country, may 8 – about 222 857, the difference amounted to 1410, but new cases only 1095, and the remaining 315 were recorded in the statistics for previous days.
From infection in Spain has died 229 people (before it was 213), the total number of deaths now stands at 26 299. 131 148 the Spaniards have recovered from COVID-19 (+2637 per day).
At the end of April in connection with the improvement of the epidemiological situation, the Spanish authorities began to loosen the quarantine. April 26, children under 14 years old allowed to walk an hour a day accompanied by an adult. On may 2 adults allowed to go for walks and play sports on the street during certain hours morning and evening.
Despite this, on may 6, the country’s Parliament for the fourth time the so-called extended alarm condition (the lowest, the third level of emergency). It will run until 24 may.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 3.8 million people, including more than 270 thousand died, and of 1.29 million recovered.
Spain is in second place in the world in the number of people infected with coronavirus and fourth in the number of deaths.