With 368 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, the balance reached 38,486, according to TVE.

For the same period, 21,908 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection were reported, so that the total recorded at the beginning of the epidemic here exceeded 1.3 million.

On Thursday, Catalonia was the region with the highest number of cases, with 3,812.

In the last week, 1,002 people infected with the new coronavirus have died in Spain.

The worst situation is in the regions of Melilla, with 1,390.9 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, and in Navarre, with an incidence of 1,140 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. They are followed by Aragon, Ceuta and Castilla y Leon.

At the national level, the incidence remained at 527 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

In terms of the total number of deaths, Spain ranks eighth among the most affected countries in the world and fourth in Europe, after the United Kingdom, Italy and France.

In terms of the number of cases, it is the sixth country in the world and the second in the European Union, after France.

Globally, since the discovery of the new coronavirus at the end of last year in Wuhan, China, there have been approximately 48.6 million cases of infection and more than 1.23 million associated deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.