Duration extended to 9 May in Spain
The decision to extend the state of emergency taken by the left coalition government was accepted in the parliamentary vote.
In his speech at the parliament, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez stressed that the state of emergency will be extended for 15 days after 9 May, and that they will be very cautious in the process of gradually returning to normal.
"We will take forward and backward steps according to the course of the outbreak." "They will act with maximum caution and caution to prevent wrong steps and to progress safely to gradual normal," said Sanchez.