OVIEDO, Spain

With 367 more official deaths registered on Friday, Spain saw the lowest COVID-19 daily death toll since March 20.

After being devastated by the virus since mid-March, Spain has confirmed a total of 22,524 COVID-19 deaths. Friday’s death toll is around one-third of what it was during the peak in early April.

Spain reached another major milestone on Friday. For the first time, more people recovered from COVID-19 than were confirmed to be infected via PCR tests.

On Friday, the Health Ministry registered 3,105 more recoveries and confirmed just 2,796 new infections with the gold-standard test.

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