Spain's coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000

Spain's coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000

Spain registered 655 fatalities from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours - down from over 700 on Wednesday, the health ministry reported on Thursday as the total death toll from the epidemic in the country rose to over 4,000.

A homeless man asks for alms at Las Ramblas, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in
A homeless man asks for alms at Las Ramblas, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Barcelona, Spain March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

MADRID: Spain registered 655 fatalities from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours: down from over 700 on Wednesday, the health ministry reported on Thursday as the total death toll from the epidemic in the country rose to over 4,000.

The overall number of coronavirus cases soared to 56,188 from 47,610 on Wednesday. The number of reported deaths from the virus rose to 4,089 from 3,434 on Wednesday, the ministry said.

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Source: Reuters

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