Spain's Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 4,858 From 4,089 Previous Day

More than 531,600 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus across the world and 24,051 have died, according to a Reuters tally.

Spanish officials in Barcelona, March 25, 2020.
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Spain's coronavirus death toll rose overnight by 769 cases to 4,858, the health ministry said on Friday, a new record in the number of fatalities recorded in 24 hours.

The total number of those infected rose to 64,059 from 56,188 on Thursday.

Spain registered 655 fatalities from the coronavirus Thursday, which was down from over 700 on Wednesday

More than 531,600 people have been infected by the novel coronavirus across the world and 24,051 have died, according to a Reuters tally.

Infections have been reported in 203 countries and territories since first cases were identified in China in December 2019.