An ice rink in Madrid to be used as temporary mortuary as coronavirus death rates climb | ABC News

Spanish nurses and doctors have demanded action after Spain reported its sharpest daily increase in coronavirus cases.

The Health Ministry says 6,600 new cases and 500 deaths have been recorded over the last 24 hours.

Semra Hunter is a football commentator who lives in Barcelona.

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In This Story: Spain

Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures. Capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (the Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Gaudí’s whimsical modernist landmarks like the Sagrada Família church. 

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