Delhi: Spain’s health authorities confirmed that the country’s total number of coronavirus cases increased by 9,222 to 94,417, a higher daily rise in new cases than on Sunday and Monday, when 6,549 and 6,398 new cases were confirmed . Spain also saw 849 new deaths in the past 24 hours, a new high over 838 reported on Sunday, bringing its death toll to 8,189. Madrid, still the worst-hit in the country, registered 27,509 cases and 3,603 deaths .
The World Health Organization (WHO) data showed the global tally of COVID-19 infections has grown to 783360 as of 1800 hrs IST Tuesday, with 37,203 deaths. Outside China, some 640,000 cases have been reported by more than 206 countries and regions, including 10 countries, mostly in Europe, with over 10,000 cases. Italy remains the worst hit in Europe. On Tuesday, the country observed a minute of silence for the victims of the corona virus pandemic. Its total number of infections has climbed to 105,792, including 12,428 fatalities. A total of 2,107 new active infections were reported compared to Monday, bringing the national total to 77,635.