Covid-19: Spain death toll rises to over 1,300

25 Mars, 2020, 15:43 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau

"The worst is yet to come, unfortunately the diagnosed and deceased cases will continue to increase in the coming days", which will be very critical and will limit all our capabilities, the president warned in a television appearance.

Another four-star Madrid hotel, the Marriott Auditorium, is scheduled to start receiving patients on Friday.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Spain rose from 19,980 on Friday to 24,926 on Saturday, according to the daily report published by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumer Affairs and Social Services.

In neighbouring Portugal, authorities reported on Saturday morning that the country's death toll had doubled to 12 overnight and the numbers of cases had risen to 1280 from 1059.

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The health ministry also confirmed that 3,475 health workers have been infected by the coronavirus.

Soldiers helped move coronavirus patients on Sunday to a makeshift field hospital set up at a Madrid conference centre which is to be fitted with 5,500 hospital beds, which would make it the biggest such facility in Europe.

On Thursday, police arrested 55 people for not respecting the lockdown that was put in place at the weekend, under which Spain's 46 million population can only leave home to shop for food or medicine, go to the hospital or go to work.

The Spanish government wants to extend for another 15 days a 15-day state of emergency that it imposed this month to try to curb the spreading coronavirus outbreak, multiple Spanish media outlets reported on Sunday.

Spain is the country that has been fourth-hardest hit by COVID-19, with 767 deaths and 17,147 infections.

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