Spain has second highest number of Covid-19 patient recoveries in the world

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SPAIN has the second largest number of Covid-19 recoveries, after China, according to data from the Coronavirus Resource Centre in America.

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has made available an interactive map, which shows Spain in the top three in the list of countries with the highest number of coronavirus discharges.

First is China, with 76,207 cured people, followed by Spain with 19,259, ahead of Germany, which has 16,100 cured patients.

Italy is fourth on the list with 15,729 recoveries.

Elsewhere in the world, Iran has the fifth highest number of people who have overcome the virus, followed by France, America and South Korea.

The university says it is promising news that almost 20,000 people have been cured, which is more than 20 per cent of those infected with the virus.

If the trend continues, and State of Alarm measures remain in place, researchers say fewer people will be infected and more will be discharged.

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Tara Rippin

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.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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