Coronavirus deaths reach double figures in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The UK is still registering around 54,000 new Covid-19 cases per week, according to the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance. CREDIT: Shutterstock

CORONAVIRUS deaths have reached double figures in Spain’s Balearic Islands.

An 85-year-old man being treated for serious pneumonia caused by Covid-19 in the intensive care unit at the Hospital Universitario Son Llatzer in Mallorca capital Palma died on Sunday afternoon, making him the islands’ 10th coronavirus fatal victim.

By Monday afternoon 400 Covid-19 cases had been registered in the Balearics altogether after 69 people tested positive in recent hours.

This was at least an improvement on yesterday, when there were reports of 85 positive cases.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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