Spain recorded six thousand 549 new cases of coronavirus and 838 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total affected to 78 thousand 797 patients and six thousand and 528 deaths, reported the Ministry of Health.
According to the last balance sheet, Madrid already reaches 22 thousand 677 patients and is the most affected region of the country, with a total of three thousand and 82 deaths.
Catalonia is in second place, with 15 thousand 26 contagions and thousand 391 deaths, followed by Basque Country (five thousand 740 cases), Castilla y León (five thousand 414), Castilla-La Mancha (five thousand 246), the Valencian Community (four thousand 784), Andalusia (four thousand 682) and Galicia (three thousand 139).
Spain is the fourth country in the world in number of people affected, the second in patients recovered and the second in number of deaths, behind only Italy.
To date, the coronavirus each day brings more deaths and infections than the previous one in Spain, as the daily increase of confirmed cases and deaths is higher than that of 24 hours beforenoted the president of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, having completed the first seven days of the alarm state, quoted by RTVE.
On A global scale, were detected to date, some 666 thousand 211 cases of infection by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, including more than 30 thousand 864 deaths, according to the american University Johns Hopkins. Some 141 thousand 789 people have already exceeded the infection.
From the 11th of march, the World Health Organization (WHO) qualifies as a pandemic disease COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, detected for the first time in the chinese city of Wuhan by the end of 2019.