Spain hit by record virus deaths; NY demands reinforcements

MADRID (AP) — Coronavirus deaths jumped by a record number in Spain as the country’s medical system strained to care for tens of thousands infected,. The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the pandemic was also far from over in Asia. In the United States, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to 1 million more workers were needed. Spain and Italy were 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. Spain also has more than 10,000 infected medical workers.