The state of Spain will declare a state of emergency in Spain, the Spanish television channel RTVE reports on March 13.
This measure has been taken to prevent the further spread of coronavirus. The decision of the government must be confirmed by royal decree. In the near future, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will address the Spanish citizens.
Recall that at the moment in Spain more than 4 thousand infected with coronavirus, 100 people have died. In several regions of Spain, mass events and school classes have been canceled. All entertainment venues are closed in Madrid, only shops and pharmacies are open.
Note, less than a week ago, the Spanish authorities allowed the holding of mass events dedicated to the International Women's Day on March 8. Then on the streets of Madrid gathered more than 100 thousand participants in the march, organized by feminist organizations.