A total of 3,434 coronavirus patients have now have died in Spain – more than the recorded number of deaths in China where the outbreak began.
With 3,434 coronavirus patients dead, Spain surpassed China’s toll of 3,285.
Italy still has the most deaths of any nation in the world with 6,820.
Infections in Spain rose 20% from a day earlier to 47,610
Hotels in the country are being converted into hospitals and an ice rink in capital Madrid is being used as a temporary morgue to store bodies until they can be buried or cremated