Spain’s coronavirus death toll now over 20,000

Civil Defence members carry a patient on a stretcher as they arrive at the Severo Ochoa hospital in Leganes, on March 26, 2020. (File photo)

Spain's death toll from coronavirus rose by 565 on Saturday, down from a rise of 585 on Friday, the Health Ministry said, bringing the total to 20,043deaths in one of the world's hardest hit countries.

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The number of overall coronavirus cases rose to 191,726 on Saturday from 188,068 on Friday, it added.

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