The entrance to Emergencies at La Paz Hospital in Madrid.

The entrance to Emergencies at La Paz Hospital in Madrid.

25-03-2020Reuters

Spain now has more coronavirus deaths than China, according to the Ministry of Health.

738 people have died from Covid-19 in Spain in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 3,434.

Health Officials say more than 47,610 people in Spain are now infected with coronavirus and at least 5,000 new cases were confirmed on Tuesday, mostly in Madrid and Catalonia.

The Director of the Health Alerts Centre, Fernando Simón, has stressed that because there is a 7 to 10 day delay between when a person is infected and the coronavirus being confirmed, the data cannot be precise.

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Yogi / Hace 6 months

Seeing as the Chinese government denied its existence then tried to cover it up before being forced to admit its presence back in December, I don’t think their numbers can be trusted. Much the same with other autocratic regimes, like North Korea or Iran.

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James / Hace 6 months

Not to diminish the magnitude of the situation here in the Islands and Mainland Spain, but there is a question gone begging here: that is, how in the name, of all that is holy and sane, can we really know - if AT ALL - just how many deaths there have been in China?

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