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Spain virus death toll tops 4,000: government

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AFP  |  Madrid 

The coronavirus death toll in Spain surged to 4,089 after 655 people died within 24 hours, the health ministry said on Thursday.

It was a 19 per cent increase on figures released on Wednesday.

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 56,188 in Spain, which has the world's second highest death toll from the disease after Italy.

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First Published: Thu, March 26 2020. 16:42 IST