October 29, 2020

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Coronavirus live news: number of US cases surpasses 8 million; France reports 25,086 new infections

Spain has reported the greatest number of daily infections on Friday, logging 15,186 new cases; of which 6,591 were detected over the previous 24 hours. The daily jump brings Spain’s total number of cases to 936,560.

The country’s health ministry has reported 575 deaths over the past seven days, bringing the total death toll to 33,775.

Salvador Illa, Spain’s health minister, said the country was facing “five or six more complicated months” as the search for a vaccine continues. He told the Catalan radio station RAC1 that this Christmas would be “different and distanced”.

Madrid and eight satellite towns remain in a limited lockdown, while bars and restaurants in Catalonia have been limited to takeaway or delivery services.