Global coronavirus cases exceed 600,000; Spain deaths surge

Spain’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic jumped to 5,690 on Saturday, with 832 fatalities in the past 24 hours. The total number of cases recorded 72,248 with 6,529 surge in one day.

The number of people infected with the virus in the United States hit more than 104,000, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally, with the number of  death surpassing 1,700.

Worldwide, the number of cases has reached more than 600,000, of which more than 131,000 people have recovered. More than 27,000 have died.