The death tally of Spain surges past 15,000 as 5,756 new cases reported over the past 24 hours.
Spain reported 683 daily coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours, a lower number of fatalities compared to the previous two days. For the second straight day, the US recorded nearly 2,000 fatalities, while in Britain the daily death toll hit a record 938 in one day.
There are now some 1.5 million confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world. More than 88,500 people have died and nearly 330,000 have recovered.