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Spain overtakes China coronavirus toll with 3,434 deaths


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MADRID: Spain's coronavirus death toll overtook that of China on Wednesday, rising to 3,434 after 738 people died over the past 24 hours, the government said. 

The spiralling number of deaths came as Spain entered the 11th day of an unprecedented lockdown to try and rein in the COVID-19 pandemic that has now infected 47,610 people, the health ministry said.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)