The number of laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in Spain exceeded 117 thousand. So Spain became the most affected country from Europe by COVID-19.
This is evidenced by the Ministry of Health of Spain and the Department of Civil Protection of Italy.
According to the Spanish Department, as of April 3, the country has 117,710 laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus infection. Of their almost 7.5 thousand cases were recorded during the day. The number of deaths of patients with COVID-19 reached 10 935, 933 of them died during the last day.
At the same time, in Italy, according to the Italian Ministry, the total number of dead people infected is 115,242. The death toll is 13,915, of which 760 are in the last day.
Thus, Spain became the most affected country from Europe by COVID-19 and the second most affected country in the world.
The largest number of cases of the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University, is today recorded in the United States. The number of confirmed cases of the disease from the United States has reached 245,000. About 6 thousand patients died.