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Coronavirus | Spain death toll nears 19,500

Medical personnel work at a temporary field hospital set at Ifema convention in Madrid.

Medical personnel work at a temporary field hospital set at Ifema convention in Madrid.   | Photo Credit: AP

The country reported 585 new fatalities in the past 24 hours

Spain’s death toll increased to nearly 19,500, government figures showed on Friday.

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The country reported 585 new fatalities in the past 24 hours, but said it had revised its counting mechanism, making the figures hard to compare to previous daily tolls.

The total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Spain now stands at 19,478, the third highest in the world after the United States and Italy.

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