Latest coronavirus updates from Spain, India, and the UK

Spain has recorded 185 new coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 25,613, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, which marked the third consecutive day when the country registered less than 200 deaths caused by COVIVD-19.

On Monday, the country confirmed 164 coronavirus-related deaths, the same number as on Sunday.

The case tally has risen by 867 to 219,329. A further 2,143 patients have recovered, with the total number of recoveries topping 123,000.

Notably, Spain has recorded 43,956 coronavirus cases among medical personnel since the start of the outbreak.

India plans to arrange 64 flights to bring back 14,800 nationals held up in different countries. A plan drawn up by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs calls for New Delhi to send planes to all of the Gulf states, US, UK, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia and Bangladesh during the first week of evacuation, beginning Thursday.

According to a press release by the Consulate General of India in Dubai, “The cost of tickets and other conditions for travel including quarantine requirements after reaching India and health requirement to board the flight will be conveyed in due course.”

The Office for UK National Statistics said 29,648 deaths had taken place as of 24 April in England and Wales with COVID-19 mentioned in death certificates.

Including deaths for Scotland and Northern Ireland, the toll on this measure now exceeds 30,000. — the highest number in Europe.