Spain registers overnight death toll of 849, highest so far

A health worker tests a person for the coronavirus at the Casa de Campo in Madrid, Spain. The number of cases in Spain rose to 94,417 on Tuesday. (AP)
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Updated 31 March 2020

Spain registers overnight death toll of 849, highest so far

MADRID: Spain registered 849 fatalities related to coronavirus overnight — the highest number in 24 hours since the epidemic started, although the increase in percentage terms was slightly lower than in the previous days, the health ministry said on Tuesday.
The death toll rose to 8,189 on Tuesday from 7,340 on Monday, while the number of cases rose to 94,417 on Tuesday from 85,195 on Monday.


Trump says Michael White has left Iranian airspace on a Swiss plane

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Trump says Michael White has left Iranian airspace on a Swiss plane

WASHINGTON: US president Donald Trump said on Thursday Michael White, a US citizen detained in Iran, has left Iranian airspace on a Swiss plane.

Trump said he expected White to be home with his family "soon."

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