OVIEDO, Spain 

In total, Spain has confirmed 102,136 cases of COVID-19, and 9,053 fatalities, according to data released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday.

Over the last 24-hour period, 864 people lost their lives — the highest number yet. For five straight days, the country has registered over 800 deaths.

Also, 7,719 more people were confirmed to have the disease, and 3,388 have recovered. In total, over 22,000 people have recovered from the disease so far in Spain.

Salvador Illa, Spain’s health minister, said on Tuesday that the government has seen a “stabilization” of new cases. While in mid-March,

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