By Pepi Sappal • 06 March 2020 • 22:09
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Spain’s El Pais has just announced the country’s eighth death from the Coronavirus. The 87-year-old woman from Catalunia passed away this earlier this evening. She’s the fifth elderly patient to die from COVID-19 today in Spain.
Three of today’s victims were from Madrid. They included an 83-year-old, 91-year-old and 76-year-old died. The fourth victim – a 76-year-old – was from Zaragoza.
Given the rising number of deaths, Madrid has announced that it will close all care and residential homes as a precautionary measure from tomorrow. It will affect around 213 centres in the capital, but does not apply to day centres.
According to Spanish health authorities, there are now a total of 370 people infected with the virus in the country, of which 9 are in intensive care.
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