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Spain's coronavirus cases jump 2,615 amid surge in new clusters

FILE PHOTO: A couple of elderly people wearing face masks walk on a street, after Catalonia's regional authorities and the city council announced restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Barcelona, Spain July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce reuters_tickers
This content was published on July 23, 2020 - 16:27

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's number of coronavirus cases jumped by 2,615 on Thursday, as the country struggles to contain a rash of fresh clusters of infections that have sprung up since the country lifted a strict lockdown a month ago.

Health ministry data showed a total of 270,166 cases on Thursday, up from 267,551 on Wednesday. Some 16,410 infections have been detected in the last 14 days, the ministry said.

(Reporting by Nathan Allen; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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