Spain has seen a near-doubling in its cases of coronavirus in just two days. After a long reduction followed by a low-level plateau, the country saw daily new cases rise from 167 on Monday to 249 on Tuesday and 314 yesterday.
The country’s death figures lag by a couple of weeks or so, but the most recent figures also showed a sharp rise – from 50 on 23 May to 74 on the 24th and 280 on the 26th.
The number daily new cases is still far lower than in the UK, where Boris Johnson continues to press ahead with the relaxation of lockdown measures in spite of the stubbornly-high pool of infection, but the early upward trend in Spain is a warning to UK citizens of what may result from its government’s haste.
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