Coronavirus death Spain: There is no respite, even today Spain beats a record: 838 dead, never so many in a single day (six more than yesterday). The most tragic weekends with another alarming figure that brings the total death toll to 6528. Contagions continue to rise, albeit with less speed than a few days ago. Now the increase is 8% daily, compared to 20% recorded last week. ( Coronavirus death Spain )
Terrible news, which pushes the government to further restrict citizens’ mobility. Today the extraordinary Cabinet of Ministers will approve a decree that will force workers of “non-essential activities” to remain at home, from tomorrow until April 9. It is a sort of advance of the traditional holidays of Holy Week, the executive has established that these workers will enjoy a paid leave, the lost hours will be made up a little at a time when the emergency is over.
“It’s the toughest hours,” said the head of government Pedro Sanchez yesterday, announcing the new measures, “the enemy is hitting us more and more violently as we approach the peak, it’s painful, but it’s time to resist ».
The situation of hospitals remains worrying, especially in the Madrid region, the most affected by the epidemic. As already happened in Italy, some NGOs have moved to support the public health effort. Among these, there are also Doctors Without Borders who provided some extraordinary support units to the hospitals of Leganés (in the photo), Alcalá de Henares, for a total of 200 beds. The goal of these facilities is to “treat the least serious cases of emergency services so that hospitals can take care of Covid-19 patients,” explains Paula Farias, coordinator of the organization in Madrid. ( Coronavirus death Spain ) Coronavirus death Spain, Coronavirus death Spain.