Spain accounts this Friday for 605 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours. This is the lowest figure recorded since March 24, according to the authorities. The daily toll fell for the second day in a row in the country after two consecutive days of rebound.
A total of 15,843 people died from the disease in the country. It is one of the most bereaved in the world by the pandemic and has been subject, since March 14, to the strictest confinement.
The number of new confirmed cases in 24 hours (over 4,500) has slowed down while the number of tests performed has increased. In total, the confirmed cases in the country amount to 157,022. The number of people cured is 55,668.
Possible relaxation of containment at the end of April
Even if the peak of the epidemic has already been reached according to health authorities, the government has warned the Spanish against the risk of a relaxation.
The confinement was extended until April 25. But the head of government, Pedro Sanchez, has already warned that it would still be, even if a certain easing would be gradually envisaged.
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