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- Global cases: More than 1.78 million
- Global deaths: At least 109,800
- US cases: More than 530,000
- US deaths: At least 20,600
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
9:06 am: Spain’s coronavirus death toll rose for the first time in three days
Spain’s coronavirus death toll rose for the first time in three days, as some businesses prepared to reopen under an easing of the country’s strict lockdown regime.
A total of 619 people died over the past 24 hours, health ministry data showed, bringing the cumulative toll to 16,972. Confirmed cases increased by around 2.6% to 166,019. –Reuters
8:53 am: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson discharged from hospital
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for PMQs at the House of Commons on 25 March, 2020 in London, England.
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