The number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus in Spain increased to 236 259, said the evening of may 26, the Ministry of health of the country.
It’s on 856 more than the day before, but, as explained in the Department, for the last day of the coronavirus identified from 194 people. The rest were posted in previous days, said the newspaper El País.
In the official statistics counted only cases confirmed by PCR testing; positive antibody tests in statistics are not included.
From complications caused by a coronavirus, Spain died 27 117 people, including 35 – for the last week (Ministry stopped publishing data on deaths per day). In General, the report added 283 new death, but, as explained by the Director of the Center for coordination of emergencies in the areas of health, Fernando simón, the majority of these deaths were recorded earlier, they were included in official statistics after examining the data from the regions. He said that the process of revision of the data will continue for several days.
On 25 may, the Ministry of health of Spain has revised downward the total number of victims of the pandemic, reducing it by 1918, he informed the newspaper El País. Simon said that in some cases information was duplicated or not been confirmed. For example, local authorities reported that the patient died of a coronavirus infection, although he did not conduct PCR testing.
Authorities believe that actually coronavirus infection was able to recover approximately 2.3 million people in the country. According to the study, which started in late April, about 26% of those with coronavirus Spaniards were asymptomatic carriers.
On 20 may, the Spanish Parliament for the fifth time extended the so-called state of anxiety (the lowest, the third level of emergency). It will run until 7 June. But since the end of April in connection with the improvement of the epidemiological situation of power weaken quarantine. At the end of June, the Spanish government plans to restore domestic tourism and to open its borders to foreign tourists.
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, worldwide coronavirus infected more than 5.5 million people, more than 348,2 thousand of them died, and 2.26 million recovered.
Spain now ranks fifth in the world in the number of infected residents and deaths.