Spain in third week of near-total lockdown

Updated March 29 2020 - 10:33am, first published 10:29am
Spanish schools, restaurants and shops selling non-essential items have been shut since March 14.

Spain awoke to its third week under near-total lockdown on Sunday, as the government met to approve a strengthening of measures and the coronavirus death toll rose by a record 838 cases overnight to 6528.