Moscow: Spain has registered 565 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, making up a total of 20,043 deaths, the Spanish Health Ministry said on Saturday, adding that the total number of confirmed cases has increased by over 4,500 to 191,726.
Nearly 75,00 patients have been discharged with complete recoveries and about 97,000 cases remain active, the ministry’s data showed.
Spain currently ranks third in terms of Novel Coronavirus-related fatalities after Italy and the United States and second in terms of active COVID-19 cases.
In recent days, the number of daily new cases in Spain has been declining, prompting health authorities to believe that the country has gone through the peak of the pandemic.
Spain has extended the high alert regime due to the COVID-19 pandemic through April 26.