Italy’s death toll from the novel coronavirus shot past 10,000 on Saturday with 889 new deaths. The toll in Italy, which has suffered more deaths than any other country, now stands at 10,023.
An additional 5,974 infections brought to 92,472 the number of people who have officially tested positive for Covid-19 in Italy since the crisis began last month.
More than 30,000 people have died worldwide in the coronavirus pandemic, two-thirds of them in Europe.
The death toll from the new coronavirus in the US pushed past the 2,000 mark. The number of infected cases rose to 121,117 as 961 have recovered from the virus.
The death toll in Spain surged over 5,600 after a record 832 people died in 24 hours, and the number of infections soared over 72,000, the government said.
Spain has the world’s second-highest coronavirus death toll after Italy with 5,690 fatalities.
The number of cases have jumped to 72,248 as the country moves to significantly increase testing.
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Britain has risen to 1,019 up from 759 the day before, according to government figures released on Saturday.
More than 600,000 cases of the new coronavirus have been officially recorded around the world since the outbreak of the epidemic.