Spain’s daily Covid-19 death toll rises above 200

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Spain’s daily coronavirus death toll has risen above 200 for the first time since 8th May, the health ministry has reported.

The overall death toll from the disease rose to 27,321 today from 27,104 as 217 people reportedly died overnight, the ministry said.

The overall number of diagnosed cases rose to 229,540.

The spike comes as nations around the world begin to ease lockdown restrictions.