WORLD Spain's COVID-19 cases top 1 mln

WORLD

Spain's COVID-19 cases top 1 mln

Xinhua

08:00, October 22, 2020

ea0d56d23e67d9e661dc665449018703.jpg

A volunteer prepares rations of donated food at Santa Anna church in Barcelona. (Photo: AFP)

MADRID, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in Spain since the start of the pandemic surpassed one million after the country's Ministry of Health confirmed 16,973 new cases on Wednesday to take the total to 1,005,295.

The Health Ministry also confirmed 156 deaths on Wednesday to lift the total COVID-19 fatalities to 34,366.

Spain is among the six countries in the world with COVID-19 cases topping a million, and is the first country in the European Union to surpass the million-mark.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue