By Tara Rippin • 30 March 2020 • 15:27
It’s the sixth consecutive day that Spain has lost more than 800 lives to Covid-19 (since 25th March), with 950 lives lost on Thursday.
The total number of deaths in Alicante Province now stands at 135, with 310 in the Valencian Community as a whole.
Today’s rise is the highest number of deaths recorded in a day in the province so far.
In the last few hours there have been 326 new positive cases in the Community’s three provinces, 105 in Alicante, 44 in Castellon and 177 in Valencia.
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Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
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