Spain diagnoses 3,781 new coronavirus cases

A member of Madrid's SAMUR Ambulance Service adjusts protective gear of his colleague, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at their headquarters in Madrid, Spain

Spain diagnosed 3,781 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, health emergency coordinator Fernando Simon told a news briefing on Thursday, slightly higher than 3,594 reported the previous day.

He did not immediately provide the cumulative total of cases, which reached 419,849 on Wednesday – the highest number in western Europe. Simon said 132 people had died from the disease over the past seven days.

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