Spanish government says coronavirus is in ‘slowdown phase’


COVID-19 deaths in Spain fell yesterday for the third day in a row – from 809 to 674 – with authorities believing they have reached their peak and the pandemic had entered its slowdown phase.

A total of 130,759 people were reported infected in the whole of Spain, an increase of 4.8% – the lowest percentage rise so far and the fourth consecutive day of the lowest percentage rise since the crisis began.