Issued on: 19/04/2020 – 14:58Modified: 19/04/2020 – 14:58
Spain registered a sharp drop in its daily death toll from the new coronavirus on Sunday, with the number falling to 410 from 565.
"It's a number that gives us hope," said health ministry emergencies coordinator Fernando Simon of the daily death toll, at its lowest in four weeks.
"It's the first time we are under 500 dead since the daily tolls began to climb."
Infections rose to 195,344, with 4,218 new cases in the past 24 hours.
But Simon admitted the fall in the number of deaths from Saturday to Sunday can be explained by the lower registration of fatalities over the weekend. Such a drop is often followed by a rise at the start of the week.
Spanish authorities believe the country reached the peak of the pandemic on April 2 when they had counted 950 deaths in 24 hours. But they are not ready to recommend Read More – Source