SPAIN CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL PASSES 10,000
For the second day, Spain has recorded its highest daily death toll as infections globally rise to over 938,000.
by Kate Mayberry & Joseph Stepansky
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The coronavirus pandemic death toll in Spain passed 10,000 on Thursday, as the hard-hit country reported its highest number of deaths in a single day since the outbreak began, with the total rising by 950 to 10,003 among 110,238 infections.
The new numbers come a day after the United Kingdom and the United States also reported their highest number of deaths in a single day since the start of the Coronavirus
The US recorded 884 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. It has also confirmed more than 213,000 cases of the disease.
In the UK, a further 563 people died from COVID-19, in what Prime Minister Boris Johnson described on Wednesday as a "sad, sad day".
Globally, over 938,000 have been diagnosed with the virus, and some 194,400 have recovered. Nearly 47,200 people have died from the disease, which was first discovered in China late last year.