Spain diagnoses 3,781 new coronavirus cases

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain diagnosed 3,781 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, health emergency coordinator Fernando Simon told a news briefing on Thursday, slightly higher than 3,594 reported the previous day. He did not immediately provide the cumulative total of cases, which reached 419,849 on Wednesday - the highest number in western Europe. Simon said 132 people had died from the disease over the past seven days

Reuters August 28, 2020 00:11:05 IST
Spain diagnoses 3,781 new coronavirus cases

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MADRID (Reuters) - Spain diagnosed 3,781 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, health emergency coordinator Fernando Simon told a news briefing on Thursday, slightly higher than 3,594 reported the previous day.

He did not immediately provide the cumulative total of cases, which reached 419,849 on Wednesday - the highest number in western Europe. Simon said 132 people had died from the disease over the past seven days.

(Reporting by Belen Carreno, writing by Andrei Khalip)

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