A private funeral home in Spain has transformed its parking garage into a deposit for coffins as the country reported a new daily record of deaths from COVID-19, Thursday, April 2.

READ MORE: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the coronavirus pandemic is the most challenging global crisis since World War II.

"It is a combination, on one hand, of a disease that represents a threat to everybody in the world and, second, because it has an economic impact that will bring a recession that probably has no parallel in the recent past,” he said at a virtual news conference late Tuesday.

He called for the world’s wealthier nations to expand the lending capacity of the International Monetary Fund to assist poorer countries as they confront the spread of the virus.

Guterres acknowledged that developed countries like the United States were facing grave concerns in dealing with the virus.

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