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Spain’s 14-day COVID-19 infection rate rises to 2,295 per 100,000 – Metro US

Spain’s 14-day COVID-19 infection rate rises to 2,295 per 100,000

People queue to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
People queue to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after the Christmas holiday break, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, at Doce de Octubre Hospital in Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Health Ministry reported a new record in the national 14-day COVID-19 infection rate on Monday, as the figure climbed to 2,295.8 per 100,000 people from 1,775.27 registered last Thursday, before a long weekend.

The number of COVID-19 sufferers to have died in the last seven days stands at 249, the ministry said in a statement.

(Reporting by Isla Binnie)

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