On the day that marks six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic, Spain has beaten this Friday for the second consecutive day the absolute record of new infections. He Ministry of Health has notified 12,183 cases of covid-19, well above the previous maximum, 10,764, which was registered the day before. The total number of people infected in Spain by coronavirus since March 11 rises to 566,326.
The department heads Salvador Illa has also notified 48 more deaths from Covid-19, 241 in the last week. Therefore, the global number of deaths from covid-19 in Spain stands at 29,747 people.
There are currently 8,658 patients admitted for covid-19 throughout Spain and 1,181 in an ICU, although in the last 24 hours there have been 1,124 admissions and 919 discharges. The occupancy rate of beds occupied by coronavirus already stands at 7.5%.