* Spain reported 738 new deaths today, bringing the total from 2,696 to 3,434
* The figure is now higher than the 3,285 people who have died in mainland China
* Spain’s total number of cases also rose by 20 per cent from 39,673 to 47,610
Spain has today overtaken China to record the world’s second-highest death toll from coronavirus.
Spanish officials reported 738 new deaths today, the country’s biggest daily jump so far, taking the total from 2,696 to 3,434.
The figure is now higher than the 3,285 people who have died in mainland China, where the outbreak began in late 2019.
Italy has the world’s highest death toll, with 6,820.
Spain’s total number of infections also rose by 20 per cent today, with 7,937 new cases bringing the total from 39,673 to 47,610.
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WNU Editor: I have friends who live in Marbella near Gibraltar. They are safe in a closed community, but they are scared of the future.
Spain registers more than 700 deaths from coronavirus overnight — Reuters
Coronavirus: Spain’s death toll surpasses China’s — BBC
Spain’s coronavirus death toll surges past China — FOX News
Spain overtakes China in coronavirus deaths — CNN
Spain’s Coronavirus Death Toll Soars Past China’s, Trailing Only Italy — NPR
Spanish medics demand protection as death toll overtakes China’s — Al Jazeera