The Spanish Ministry of Health recorded one death from covid-19 in the last 24 hours and 52 in the last seven days, with the total number of deaths in the country due to the pandemic of 27,134.
According to the figures released, there are 177 new cases diagnosed with the disease, bringing the total number of infected with the new coronavirus to 240,978 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Daily data also indicate that 124,244 people with covid-19 have already passed through hospitals, having entered the last week 162.
The Spanish health services receive daily the numbers notified by the 17 autonomous communities in the country that also make adjustments in relation to those reported in the previous days, which has led to discrepancies in the totals presented.
"The individual validation of the cases is in progress, so there may be discrepancies in relation to the aggregate notification from the previous days", warn the Spanish health services.
Spain extends for a further two weeks, from Sunday until June 20, the state of emergency in force since March 15.
The Spanish Government today approved yet another step, to be implemented on Monday, in easing the containment measures in place since mid-March to fight the pandemic.
The most populated Spanish regions of Madrid and Barcelona will move on to the so-called “phase two” of the dimensions of lack of definition, with the possibility, for example, of holding meetings of up to 15 people from that day on and there will be no time slots to be held. hiking or physical exercise.
The plan to dismantle measures to fight the pandemic should end at the end of this month, when the "new normal" is reached.
Globally, according to a report by the AFP news agency, the covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 387,000 deaths and infected more than 6.5 million people in 196 countries and territories.
To combat the pandemic, governments sent 4.5 billion people home (more than half of the world's population), paralyzing entire sectors of the world economy, in a “great confinement” that several countries have already started to alleviate in the face of declining prices. new contagions.