Spain now has a total of 87,956 people infected with the novel coronavirus, becoming the third country in the world to surpass the total number of those infected in China where the virus outbreak first started.
China, as of today reports 81,518 coronavirus cases, with 3,305 total deaths and 76,052 recovered. the figures themselves very suspect and suspicious as China restricted the flow of information adn arrested several citizens who would offer news contradicting the official communist narrative.
Spain is now reporting 87,956 total infections, 7,716 deaths and 16,780 recovered. Given the time between when the virus first started and considering it might not have peaked in Spain, its worrisome that the numbers are bound to increase.
The leader of the Coordination Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies Fernando Simon has tested positive for coronavirus.
The 57-year-old is now waiting for confirmation of his results via a second round of testing after receiving the initial diagnosis last night.
The face of the country’s health battle, who has been giving daily press briefings from the start of the pandemic, had experienced 24 hours of symptoms before being tested.
Maria Jose Sierra announced she was replacing Simon as head of Spain’s centre for health emergencies and said some 12,298 health workers had tested positive for coronavirus in Spain, equivalent to around 14 percent of the country’s confirmed cases.
With a population of only 47 million to China’s 1.4 billion, Spain’s number of infections reached 87,956 , a rise of 8 percent from the previous day. Spain also reported 812 new deaths in the last 24 hours, raising its overall fatalities from the virus to 7,716, according to health ministry figures