Spain’s death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed the official figure from China, becoming the second highest in the world.The number of deaths rose by 738 in 24 hours - a daily record - to 3,647 higher than the 683 announced in Italy.
By comparison, China has officially reported 3,287 deaths, while Italy – the worst affected country – has 7,503.
Spain's rate of infection has increased by a fifth and almost 27,000 people are being treated in hospital.
Madrid is the country's worst affected region but Catalonia in the north-east has seen a rapid increase in cases.
Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo has tested positive for the virus, the government says. She was admitted to hospital on Sunday with respiratory symptoms.