Nearly 27 thousand victims: Spain declared mourning because of the coronavirus

National mourning for the victims COVID-19 will be the longest in the history of the country

Spain declared 10 days of mourning for 26 834 died of coronavirus epidemic COVID-19 in the Kingdom.

Referring to the press-Secretary of the Spanish government and Finance Minister Maria Jesus Montero, the newspaper la Vanguardia writes that the national mourning will begin on may 27 and will be the longest in the history of modern Spain.

Spain became the leader in the number recovered from coronavirus

“The Council of Ministers approved the Declaration of 10-day mourning in Spain. He will start tomorrow, Wednesday,” said Montero, noting that in this regard all government buildings and Navy ships will be at half-mast flags.

The last time national mourning in Spain was announced after the attacks in Barcelona and Tarragona in 2017.

Recall that in this state officially registered 235,4 thousand cases of infection with mers in connection with the state of emergency was declared. This allowed to restrict the movement of residents throughout the country.

Now the prevalence of coronavirus in Spain dropped significantly, and the power of the Kingdom gradually began to bring the country out of quarantine.

A 113-year-old Spaniard Maria Branas, which had coronavirus in a nursing home Santa Maria del Tura at Olot, was the elderly woman who managed to overcome the disease.