"Data on #COVID19 in Spain, from the first initial case to date."
To dispel the doubts about the sample that was found by a team from the University of Barcelona, it has been submitted for a more thorough analysis.
"When it's just one result, you always want more data, more studies, more samples to confirm it, and rule out a laboratory error or a methodological problem."
Spain was one of the hardest hit by the virus, with more than 28,000 deaths. Currently, the nation has started to ease measures due to the contagion toll, which has drastically dropped.
So far, Spain COVID figures show 294,985 cases diagnosed positive since the outbreak, with 28,338 deaths. Presently, the country has 69,689 infected patients, of which 617 are in serious or critical condition.