Madrid, Mar 23: The death toll from COVID-19 showed a relentless rise in Spain as 462 casualties were reported in last 24 hours, taking the total number of deaths to 2,182, local media reported on Monday.
Spain has become the world's fourth-largest COVID-19 hotspot, as the southeastern European country continues to struggle to summon the resources needed to treat the infected people, in a market, that has failed to supply everyone affected by the ongoing pandemic.
Neighbouring Italy is currently the epicentre of the outbreak in Europe, with more than 5,400 deaths and over 60,000 confirmed cases of the disease.
Worldwide coronavirus or COVID-19, which originated from China's Wuhan, has infected almost 3,50,000 people in around 50 countries with more than 15,000 deaths. (UNI)