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    Earlier this week, Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo, 62, was taken to hospital with a respiratory infection, the government said in a statement.

    Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a statement from the government said. 

    Earlier this week, Calvo was hospitalized over a respiratory infection. On Tuesday, she was tested for COVID-19 and the test has come back positive.

    Calvo has been receiving medical treatment and is doing well, the statement added.  

    As of 25 March, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Spain has exceeded 33,000, with 2,182 deaths, according to the WHO.

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