On Sunday, reports revealed that 288 people have died in the last 24 hours from the coronavirus, which is the lowest daily death toll since March 20.
“For the first time in a long time, we are below 300,” said Fernando Simon, the health ministry’s emergencies coordinator.
Sunday’s death toll was a steep drop from the 378 deaths recorded Saturday, BBC News reports.
Spain has the third-highest death toll of any country, behind the U.S. and Italy, with more than 23,000 people having died of the coronavirus
Children in Spain were seen outside for the first time in six weeks, when the lockdown began. They are able to leave the house for an hour between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., but they cannot go more than a kilometer (about 0.6 miles) from their home.