Spain Extends Emergency for Two Weeks

In the fight against the coronavirus, Spain wants to extend the state of emergency by two weeks to April 26. This means, among other things, that everyone should in principle stay indoors until that date.


Prime Minister Sanchez is going to ask parliament for an extension, Spanish media report.

Spain is the most affected country in Europe after Italy. The total number of deaths and infections is still increasing, but not as fast as in the first weeks after the outbreak.

The media talk about the early hopeful signals. Nearly 12,000 deaths have been recorded to date.

Greece has decided to remain locked for three weeks, until April 27. The country has had nearly 1,700 infections to date.

Approximately seventy people succumbed to the virus. They were, on average, 74 years old, according to authorities.

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