Spain registers more than 700 deaths from coronavirus

26 Mars, 2020, 03:37 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • The historic Red Fort in the old quarters of New Delhi in advance of the nationwide lockdown

Many countries have restricted flights from the most affected places and gone implemented lockdowns as the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a pandemic and Europe the new epicenter of the outbreak. "Individual country responses are not going to be enough".

The most recent figures in Ireland found that the country has a total number 1,329 confirmed cases, after 204 new cases were announced by the Department of Health on Tuesday night.

With 3,434 fatalities, Spain now has the second-highest number of deaths globally after Italy's 6,820, in an outbreak that has seen a Madrid skating rink turned into a makeshift morgue and dozens dead in overwhelmed nursing homes across the country.

India's stay-at-home order is now the biggest, and Russian Federation will follow suit, with President Vladimir Putin declaring next week a public holiday and postponing a public vote on constitutional reforms.

Huge crowds jammed trains and buses as people in the province of 50 million people took their first opportunity to travel.

The entrance to Emergencies at La Paz Hospital in Madrid.

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Spain saw the number of deaths surge to 3,434 after more than 738 people died in the past 24 hours, following Italy in overtaking the figure in China, where the virus originated late a year ago.

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At a press conference, the Spanish Health Ministry confirmed that 39,673 people have now tested positive for coronavirus in Spain. "It's a hard decision, but it prepares us to face the most acute phase of the infection".

"Many of my colleagues were crying because there were people who are dying alone, without seeing their family for the last time".

Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, believed by Christians to house Christ's tomb, was shut as Israel tightened movement restrictions.

The impact of the pandemic is also hitting European football in a big way, with top-flight leagues and tournaments cancelled. Schools, bars, restaurants and most shops are shuttered.

Meanwhile, more than half of all Americans have been told to stay at home, including residents of the largest state, California.

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