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- Global cases: More than 1.2 million
- Global deaths: At least 65,711
- US cases: At least 312,245
- US deaths: At least 8,503.
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
11:09 am: Spain’s coronavirus death toll rises by 674 but the pace keeps slowing
The rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths in Spain slowed again as the country, suffering from one of the world’s worst outbreaks of the pandemic, began its fourth week under a near-total lockdown.
Deaths from the highly infectious COVID-19 respiratory disease rose to 12,418 on Saturday — the second-highest worldwide after Italy. However, the toll of 674 people who died during the past 24 hours was down from Saturday’s 809 and well below …continued .
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