State of emergency declared in Spain due to COVID-19 since March 14

Source : 112 Ukraine

Regime will be introduced for two weeks
09:34, 14 March 2020

Associated Press.

The government of Spain will announce the introduction of an emergency regime in the country due to the situation with the spread of coronavirus tomorrow, on March 14, as the Associated Press reports, citing a statement by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.

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The prime minister noted that such a regime would be introduced from Saturday, March 14, for two weeks.

He said that Spain is "using all its resources," including military personnel, to curb the spread of the virus.

"This is an emergency situation that affects the life and health of everyone. The government will protect its citizens," – Sanchez said.

The agency notes that the emergency mode will allow the Spanish government to restrict movement within the country, as well as introduce other special measures.

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According to the latest data, about 4.2 thousand people are infected with coronavirus in Spain, 120 people have died.

As we reported before, personal protective equipment will be available in pharmacies in sufficient quantities and at an affordable price, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated.

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