Spain reports 6,600 new coronavirus cases overnight, over 500 dead – Reuters
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MADRID (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases in Spain jumped on Tuesday to 39,673 from 33,089 cases registered on Monday, the health ministry reported on Tuesday.
The number of fatalities rose to 2,696 overnight from 2,182, the ministry said.
– Health workers accounted for nearly 14% of Spain’s total reported coronavirus cases as of Tuesday, up from 12% the previous day, according to data presented by health emergency chief Fernando Simon at a news conference.
Some 5,400 health care workers have been diagnosed with the virus, Simon said, out of a total of 39,673 confirmed cases in the country, Europe’s second worst-hit after Italy.