The number of deaths from Coronavirus in Spain increased slightly again, with 743 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of Covid-19 deaths in the country to 13,798 cases.
According to Bloomberg , earlier on 6/4, the Spanish Ministry of Health recorded only 637 deaths. With 13,798 deaths, Spain is still the second most deadly country in the world after Italy.
Meanwhile, the total number of Covid-19 infections in the country was 140,510 cases, an increase of 5,478 cases compared to the previous day. This is also a slight increase after 2 consecutive days of new cases declining.
Although, the number of deaths (743) is still lower than the peak days of the previous week, and this number is likely to increase due to slowing down statistics in the last 2 weekends.
Despite the blockade of nearly all public life for three weeks, the government of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is still struggling to control one of Europe’s worst outbreaks. Hospitals are under strain while the number of intensive care beds is exhausted, and the army has been mobilized to provide assistance.
Mr Sanchez will chair a cabinet meeting at the end of April 7 to discuss the extension of the state of emergency – starting March 14 and ending April 11 – additional two weeks.
In Iran , coronavirus deaths increased by 133 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll in the country to 3,872, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told state television on April 7.
The total number of infections reached 62,589, an increase of 2,089 cases from the previous day.
Among them, 3,987 cases are in critical condition.
Indonesia on Wednesday confirmed 247 new cases, bringing the total to 2,738, according to Health Ministry official Achmad Yurianto.
The official added that the country recorded 12 new deaths, bringing the total death toll to 221 while 204 people recovered.
More than 14,300 tests were conducted in Indonesia.
The Philippine Ministry of Health on the same day reported 14 new deaths from coronavirus and an additional 104 cases.
The number of deaths now stands at 177 and the total number of cases is 3,764, Health Minister Francisco Duque said at a press conference on April 7.
President Rodrigo Duterte previously extended strict quarantine measures until the end of April in the country’s coup to curb the outbreak.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) of Germany announced on April 7 that the country’s coronavirus infection increased by 3,834 in 24 hours, bringing the total to 99,225, marking a rebound after 4 days of continuous decline.
Globally, the number of deaths from new strain of coronavirus has surpassed 75,000 since the outbreak in late 2019, according to statistics from Johns Hopkins University.
Italy remains the worst affected country, with 16,523 deaths so far, followed by Spain with 13,798 cases. The United States has the third largest number of deaths in the world with 10,993 cases, of which 3,485 cases in New York City alone.