Spain’s death toll rose by 849 to 8,189 in the past 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry data.
The count of new cases increased by 9,222 on Tuesday - the most in a single day - to bring the total confirmed infections in the country to 94,417.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019 in China’s Hubei province, and the virus has spread to 200 countries and territories since then.
To date, COVID-19 cases surpassed 789,000 globally, resulting in more than 38,000 deaths.
On February 11, the WHO officially named the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) as COVID-19, and on March 11, declared it a pandemic.