Italy And Spain Covid-19 Death Toll Of 13992 The Highest In Europe
Deaths in Italy rise by 919, highest daily tally since start of outbreak
Italy which has the highest number of confirmed cases in Europe yesterday recorded total deaths of 919 -the highest daily tally since the epidemic broke out on February 21.
The death toll in the country now stands at 9,134, the Civil Protection Agency said yesterday.
Until now the highest daily tally was the 793 recorded on March 21.
The total number of confirmed cases rose to 86,498 from a previous 80,539, taking Italy’s total past that of China, where the coronavirus epidemic emerged at the end of last year.
Spain death toll rises by 769 in single day
The Spanish Health Ministry said at least 4,858 people have died from Coronavirus in Spain, with 64,285 cases recorded.
Seven hundred and sixty-nine people were recorded dead yesterday though the rate of increase was slower than in the previous two days.
On Thursday, Health Minister Salvador Illa, had said analysis of recent data from Spain indicated a “phase of stabilization” in the trend of diagnoses.