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Spain reports 1,895 new coronavirus cases on Friday, health authorities say

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ripollet

BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) – Spain on Friday reported 1,895 new coronavirus infections in the past day, mainly in the regions of the Basque Country, Catalonia and Aragon.

That compares with a 1,683 rise on Thursday, according to health ministry data.

The biggest rise was seen in the Basque Country where there were 428 cases in the past day, a 26% increase compared with Thursday, according to health ministry data.

Spain has seen a total of 314,362 cases of COVID-19 and recorded 28,503 deaths.

(Reporting by Graham Keeley; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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