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No COVID-19 deaths for first time in Madrid since onset of pandemic

MADRID: Spain’s capital Madrid said on Sunday that they had recorded no deaths as a results of the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, the first such occurrence since the start of the pandemic.
“Great news - yesterday was the first day that Madrid registred no new deaths,” regional president Isabel Díaz Ayuso said on Twitter, adding that cooperation would ensure that the “nightmare does not repeat itself.”
With its 72,000 recorded coronavirus cases and 8,400 deaths, Madrid has been the worst-affected part of Spain. The second worst-hit is Catalonia, where 61,000 people have or have had the virus and 5,600 have died.
According to the latest figure, the country has had a total caseload of 248,000. Some 28,300 have died as a result. (DPA)