People seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain, on April 4, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE People seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain, on April 4, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
People seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain, on April 4, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Spain records 124,000 infections to become Europe’s virus epicentre, even as cases stabilise

  • Its death toll of 11,744 is the world’s highest behind Italy, although the rate of casualties is also slowing
  • Even as cases stabilise, the PM has announced the state of emergency will be extended for another two weeks

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain, on April 4, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE People seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain, on April 4, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
People seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain, on April 4, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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