New Deaths From COVID-19 in Spain

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With the city's funeral services completely overwhelmed, Madrid officials have commandeered the Palacio de Hielo ice skating rink to serve as a temporary morgue in order to handle the surge in deaths. However, the infection rate is still soaring with the number of coronavirus cases increasing by a fifth in 24 hours to 47,610 on Wednesday.

With 3,434, Spain surpassed China's 3,285 and has more than half of Italy's 6,820.

The Epoch Times refers to the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, as the CCP virus because the Chinese Communist Party's coverup and mismanagement allowed the virus to spread throughout China and create a global pandemic.

Spain has now the world's second highest tally of coronavirus deaths after a 738 spike was recorded Wednesday, the highest so far in one day.

As the authorities stepped up testing, the number of cases showed a 20 percent increase on the figures for Tuesday, while the death toll showed a 27 percent rise over the same period. The minister has also confirmed that three new patients have been confirmed positive for coronavirus All 3 traveled abroad.74 year old male and 52 year old female returned from U.S. admitted to Stanley hospital and 25 year old female returned from Swiss at KMC.

LILLEY: Canada heads ever closer to full lockdown amid COVID crisis
Saskatchewan farmers are applauding Ottawas decision to pump 5 billion dollars into the farm economy over the covid-19 outbreak. While we are not yet in as strict of a lockdown as other countries, rumours of stepped up measures continue to swirl.

Meanwhile, Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, is showing mild symptoms of the virus and is isolating himself at a royal estate in Scotland, his office said, adding that his wife, Camilla, has tested negative. "It's a hard decision, but it prepares us to face the most acute phase of the infection". Indexes in Europe and Asia rose a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average had its best day since 1933.

Donald Trump vows to reopen USA economy, despite coronavirus. In China's Hubei province, where the outbreak was first spotted late past year, started lifting its lockdown.

Aside from the devastating health impact, the lockdown has dealt a punishing blow to the Spanish economy, with tens of thousands of workers temporarily laid off as sectors like retail, tourism and manufacturing grind to a halt.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin was pictured in full protective clothing as he visited patients in Moscow on Tuesday.

Spain's government declared a state of emergency in early March, confining residents to their homes.

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