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With 235 new Covid19 deaths, toll in Spain jumps to 1,000

AFP
Published : Mar 20, 2020, 5:09 pm IST
Updated : Mar 20, 2020, 5:09 pm IST

The number of cases also soared to 19,980, after another 2,833 infections were confirmed

Passengers wearing face masks as a preventive measure queue to do the check-in at the Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport in Barajas. AFP Photo
 Passengers wearing face masks as a preventive measure queue to do the check-in at the Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport in Barajas. AFP Photo

Madrid: The coronavirus toll in Spain rose to 1,002 on Friday following the deaths of 235 people in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said.

The number of cases also soared to 19,980, after another 2,833 infections were confirmed over the same period, the ministry's emergencies coordinator Fernando Simon said.

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