Spain's Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 10,000 After Another Record Daily Toll

Over 6,000 people were fighting the coronavirus while in intensive care, the data showed

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View taken of the almost empty Cibeles square in Madrid on April 1, 2020, during a national lock-down to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus
View taken of the almost empty Cibeles square in Madrid on April 1, 2020, during a national lock-down to prevent the spread of the new coronavirusCredit: Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP

Spain's death toll from coronavirus surpassed the 10,000 threshold after a record 950 people died overnight, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday.

The number of cases registered rose to by about 8% from Wednesday to 110,238, the ministry said. The proportional daily increases have been slowing down in the past few days.

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The total death toll reached 10,003, rising by just over 10%, about the same rate as the previous day.

Over 6,000 people were in intensive care, the data showed. 

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