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Number of COVID-19 Infections Worldwide Top 800,000

New York begs for more healthcare workers

Spain's coronavirus deaths jumped by a record number Tuesday as the country's medical system strained to care for its tens of thousands of infected patients and the world total climbed to more than 800,000 case.

In the United States, where the spread of COVID-19 has been accelerating, New York's governor begged for healthcare reinforcements, saying up to 1 million more workers were needed.

Spain and Italy are still struggling to avoid the collapse of their health systems, with Spain saying hospitals in at least half of its 17 regions are at or very near their ICU bed limits and more than 13,000 medical workers are among the country’s reported 94,417 infections.

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