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Spain sets pandemic record with 12,183 new cases

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 11, 2020
Spain’s Health Ministry reported more new coronavirus infections on Friday than any other day since the pandemic began – 12,183 cases, bringing the total to above 566,300.
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The latest surge broke the previous record, which was set on Thursday, although at the beginning of the pandemic widespread testing was not available to confirm cases.

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Concern, however, is picking up over testing, with the rates of positive tests continuing to increase. Overall, the average positivity rate over the last week now sits at 11.8%.

While Madrid remains at the epicenter of the virus, several other regions in Spain are observing worrying upticks.