A member of the Catalan regional police force Mossos d'Esquadra controls a checkpoint on the road leading to Lleida. Photo: AFP

Spanish region locks down 200,000 over fresh coronavirus outbreak

  • Catalonia’s president said that they had seen a ‘sharp rise’ in recent infections
  • Spain has been one of the countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic with at least 28,385 deaths
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A member of the Catalan regional police force Mossos d'Esquadra controls a checkpoint on the road leading to Lleida. Photo: AFP
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