Spain saw its third consecutive daily decline in the number of people dying from the Coronavirus pandemic.
The country recorded another 674 deaths today. The Spanish health ministry said the number is the lowest in 10 days and it has brought total deaths to 12,418 since the pandemic hit Spain.
The Health Ministry’s data shows there are now 80,261 active cases of Covid-19 in Spain, an increase of 1,488 from Saturday – but also the smallest daily rise since March 17. The rise in the number of new cases has been declining in percentage terms since March 24.
However, there was an uptick of 329 in the number of people admitted to intensive care units since the pandemic began – compared to Saturday’s number of 116.
The ministry also reported that 38,080 have now recovered from the virus – nearly 4,000 more than the number reported Saturday. For the first time since statistics were made available the daily increase in active cases was under 2%.