Spain added 605 dead, the lowest number since March 24

Despite the optimistic data of the reduction in the increase in deaths, the daily increase in infections is still higher than that of recovered

Spain This Friday confirmed the downward trend in deaths from coronavirus by reporting 605 deaths in the last 24 hours, the lowest number since March 24 when there were 514 deaths from coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health.

According to official data, the death toll is 15,843, while 157,022 people have been infected (4,576 more than on Thursday), of which 55,668 have been cured.

In any case, and despite the optimistic data of the reduction in the increase in deaths and the rate of infection, the daily increase in infections is still higher than that of the recovered ones.

Mortality accelerated between late March and early April and reached a peak of 950 deaths on April 2, moment from which a downward trend began with some days of rebound.

Madrid It continues to be the most affected region with 44,783 confirmed cases, of which 5,972 deaths and 22,414 have been cured. It is followed by Catalonia, with 31,824 infections and 3,231 deaths.

“We continue with the downward trend that we have already been observing,” said Dr. María José Sierra, from the health emergency center, at her daily press conference.

Health authorities assure that containment measures, extended until at least April 25, served to contain the spread of the epidemic, but they must be maintained to defeat it.

The head of government Pedro Sánchez He warned on Wednesday that he must extend the alarm state at least once again, which allows him to enact mobility restrictions.

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