Spain's Deputy PM Carmen Calvo
Spain's Deputy PM Carmen Calvo
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Madrid: Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo has tested positive for the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 that has claimed over 20,000 lives across the world so far, officials said.

Reports citing a Spanish government statement said Calvo tested positive for the COVID-19 in a test performed on Tuesday after previously testing negative. The second test was performed again as the previous one proved inconclusive.

The statement on Wednesday also said Calvo was doing well and getting medical treatment.

Spain has had over 50,000 coronavirus positive cases with more than 3,000 deaths, according to official figures. The country is among the worst-hit nations by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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