Spain's coronavirus deaths up to 13,798 as pace ticks up again

Published April 7, 2020, 11:56 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

MADRID – The pace of coronavirus deaths in Spain ticked up slightly for the first time in five days on Tuesday, with 743 people succumbing overnight to reach a total of 13,798.

Ambulance workers push a wheelchair with a patient at a nursing home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. (REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
Ambulance workers push a wheelchair with a patient at a nursing home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. (REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

That compared to 637 people who died during the previous 24 hours in the nation with the second highest toll of fatalities in the world from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Total cases rose to 140,510 on Tuesday from 135,032 on Monday, the health ministry said.

 
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