Spain will observe ten days of mourning to remember COVID-19 victims, announced Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez.
From Tuesday, the government will approve the formal declaration of an official period of mourning. The mourning will last for 10 days. Flags will fly at half-mast, he said
Sánchez went on to explain that an official ceremony, presided by Spain’s King Felipe VI, would also take place to remember the victims of the coronavirus in Spain. “The dead deserve our remembrance,” he said. “But also our mutual understanding. We have to live together in the same country that they built.