King and Queen of Spain lead State tribute to victims of Covid-19 pandemic


KING Felipe and Queen Letizia led the third State tribute on Friday to honour individuals who have died from Covid-19 in Spain.

The 40 minute ceremony was held within the Plaza de la Armeria on the Royal Palace in Madrid.

Tercer Homenaje De Estado A Las Víctimas De La Covid 19

The occasion was attended by round 300 folks together with Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, and 9 regional presidents.

The far-right Vox political celebration refused to participate, branding the occasion as a ‘false tribute’ that goals to cowl up the ‘disastrous’ administration of the federal government within the early levels of the pandemic.

Virtually 109,000 folks have died from Covid-19 in Spain since March 2020.

In an tackle, King Felipe stated: “Spain is a good and supportive nation, it has all the time proven it, with hope sooner or later”.

“The imprint of all those that are now not with us won’t ever be erased. They’ve our recognition and our reminiscence, which can stay intact endlessly,” he added.

Tercer Homenaje De Estado A Las Víctimas De La Covid 19

The King additionally praised well being staff who risked their lives with ‘generosity and braveness’ to avoid wasting the lives of others.

“We really feel collectively the worry, the frustration and the disappointment, though additionally and from the primary second, solidarity, admiration and gratitude for all of the individuals who attended to the essential and pressing wants of others,” stated Felipe.

He additionally highlighted the position of scientists in producing a vaccine in ‘document time’.


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