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As the novel coronavirus continues to loosen its deadly grip on Spain and the country eases lockdown restrictions, masks were made obligatory in public spaces on Thursday.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media.
For the fifth day in a row, Spain registered fewer than 100 deaths, and the Health Ministry confirmed 48 more people fell victim to the disease on Thursday the lowest daily death toll since early March.
In total, Spain has confirmed 27,940 COVID-19 deaths.
The number of new infections also fell to 344 on Thursday, down from 416 on Wednesday. In total, Spain has confirmed over 233,000 infections.
As of Thursday, the Spanish government made the use of face masks legally mandatory in all situations where two meters of distance between people cannot be guaranteed.
The law applies to outdoor spaces like sidewalks or parks or enclosed areas that are open to the public such as shops.
2020.05.22 / 09:18