A car of a mortuary, allegedly carrying the corpse of a person who died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), enter to an ice rink, which will be used as a morgue, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Madrid, Spain, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina
MADRID (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus cases in Spain jumped on Tuesday to 39,673 from 33,089 cases registered on Monday, the health ministry reported on Tuesday.
The number of fatalities rose to 2,696 overnight from 2,182, the ministry said.
Reporting by Inti Landauro and Nathan Allen