Australia Coronavirus: Spain has more confirmed cases than China
Coronavirus infections in NSW pass 800 as 149 new cases confirmed in 24 hours
Health authorities in NSW have confirmed 149 new coronavirus infections in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, taking the state's total to 818.NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian described the increase as "substantial" and said the state was at a "critical stage in relation to the virus".
The second European country most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, Spain now has 7,340 deaths and 85,195 confirmed cases, more than China.
In the past 24 hours, Spain has registered 812 additional deaths from coronavirus, an increase in fatal cases of around 12%, a rate lower than the previous days, announced on Monday March 30, the ministry of Health.
The second European country most affected by the pandemic now has 7,340 deaths caused by the coronavirus. The total number of confirmed cases increased at the same time by 8%, from 78,797 to 85,195 patients, more than China, where the coronavirus appeared in the fall.
Coronavirus: a little respite Spain and Italy
The figures mark this Sunday the long-awaited decline for two of the most affected countries on the continent. © Supplied by Euronews In Spain, the daily number of new people infected with the new covid-19 is once again falling, as is the number of new deaths linked to the virus. With 131,646 cases of people infected with Covid-19 and 674 deaths recorded in 24 hours, the second most affected country in the world has observed an encouraging daily report for the past few days.
These latest figures show a slowdown in the progression of the pandemic in the Iberian Peninsula. Last Wednesday, health authorities reported a 27% increase in the number of deaths and 19% in the total number of cases.
Sunday, the number of deaths had increased by 15% and the contaminations by 9%.
The director of emergencies also contaminated
The director of the coordination center for health emergencies at the Ministry of Health, Fernando Simon, was in turn contaminated by SARS-CoV-2, announced an official of the ministry who replaced for the daily press point.
Maria Jose Sierra added that the contamination curve had tended to settle since last Wednesday.
Spain went into containment on March 14, three days before France. These emergency measures to curb the transmission of the coronavirus have been extended until at least April 12, and the president of the socialist government, Pedro Sanchez, ordered this weekend the confinement for two weeks, from March 30 as of April 9, of all Spanish employees with the exception of those working in essential sectors.
More than 20,000 additional cases in the United States, which border on 400,000, according to the CDC .
SANTE-CORONAVIRUS-USA: More than 20,000 additional cases in the United States, which border on 400,000, according to the CDC © Reuters / David Ryder MORE THAN 20,000 ADDITIONAL CASES IN THE UNITED STATES (Reuters) - The United States has 395,011 confirmed cases of coronavirus contamination, an increase of 20,682 cases in 24 hours, the Centers for Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday Disease (CDC).