Coronavirus: Spain's daily death toll falls to lowest in six weeks

Two people attend a burial of a relative at a Madrid cemetery during the coronavirus outbreak in Madrid, Spain. (File Photo: AP)

The number of fatalities related to the novel coronavirus recorded overnight in Spain fell to 268, the lowest tally in nearly six weeks, the country's health ministry said on Thursday.

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The overall death toll rose to 24,543 on Thursday up from 24,275 on the previous day, the ministry said. The number of cases registered in the country rose to 213,435 from 212,917 the day before.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:06 - GMT 07:06