President Pedro Sánchez encourages people to 'Stay At Home'

March 23, 2020
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President Pedro Sánchez, appeared in a press conference to explain the current measures being implemented. He also insisted on the need for all people to follow the advice of health authorities at all times.

Pedro Sanchez has said that " if we avoid contagion, we release beds for those who need it, we buy time. Staying at home we will allow more people to stay alive".

The Government has made a further 52.000 health care works available to the autonomous communities and has bought 640.000 quick tests to detect infection. " To beat the virus, we don't just have these confinement measures. There's something else too. We're raising the test level, because it's very important to know the exact number of people infected. We distributed undertaken 355.000 and daily we undertake between 15.000 and 20.000 ", the President said.

Yesterday the government extended the 'State of Alarm' by a further 15days until the 11th April. It will be likely be approved by congress on the 26th March. 

In his message, Sanchez has assured that difficult days are coming and that " the great wave is coming ". According to the president, " to defeat it, that we must stay united, in our homes, while Spain protects them, Take care and fight with tenaciousness ".