80-odd people contract coronavirus at Spain's Red Cross center

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MADRID, June 25 (Xinhua) -- At least 80 people have been infected with the coronavirus at a Red Cross center that houses migrants in the city of Malaga in southern Spain, health authorities in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia confirmed on Thursday.

Spanish State TV network RTVE informed that for the moment none of the infected is in a serious condition or needed hospital treatment, as nearly all of them are young people who made dangerous sea crossings to Spain from North Africa in the past weeks and months.

The center has been placed under strict quarantine, with residents being confined to their rooms. Meanwhile, some workers at the center have also been infected and are self-isolating at their homes.

Spain has seen 43 local outbreaks of coronavirus cases since lockdown measures began to be relaxed on May 11. Enditem

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