COVID-19 Crisis: Spain Declares National Lockdown to Combat Against Coronavirus

World | Reuters | March 16, 2020, 9:55 am
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 An empty avenue in Barcelona, Spain. Spain's government announced that it is placing tight restrictions on movements and closing restaurants and other establishments in the nation of 46 million people as part of a two-week state of emergency to fight the sharp rise in coronavirus infections. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some, it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems. (Image: AP)
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An empty avenue in Barcelona, Spain. Spain's government announced that it is placing tight restrictions on movements and closing restaurants and other establishments in the nation of 46 million people as part of a two-week state of emergency to fight the sharp rise in coronavirus infections. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some, it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems. (Image: AP)

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 A mosso de esquadra police officer stands on the closed off road near Igualada, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A mosso de esquadra police officer stands on the closed off road near Igualada, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 Passengers wait in an empty subway station, in Bilbao, northern Spain. (Image: AP)
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Passengers wait in an empty subway station, in Bilbao, northern Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A homeless man wearing a mask sleeps in the doorway of a building, in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A homeless man wearing a mask sleeps in the doorway of a building, in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 The highway leading to Barcelona is seen empty of cars. (Image: AP)
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The highway leading to Barcelona is seen empty of cars. (Image: AP)

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 Catholic priest Catholic priest Jesus Higueras from the Santa Maria de Cana parish is seen on a smartphone during a live video streamed mass in Pozuelo de Alarcon, outskirts Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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Catholic priest Catholic priest Jesus Higueras from the Santa Maria de Cana parish is seen on a smartphone during a live video streamed mass in Pozuelo de Alarcon, outskirts Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 Catalonian police officers patrol along La Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)
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Catalonian police officers patrol along La Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A tourist shows the location of his hotel to a local police in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A tourist shows the location of his hotel to a local police in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 Closed shops at Mayor square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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Closed shops at Mayor square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A man applauds from his window in support of the medical staff in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A man applauds from his window in support of the medical staff in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 Spanish cartoonist Maria del Rosario
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Spanish cartoonist Maria del Rosario "Chary" closes his stall after been told by local police to leave Mayor square in downtown Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 View of an empty gallery at El Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)
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View of an empty gallery at El Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A teacher works in an empty classroom at the Pompeu Fabra university in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)
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A teacher works in an empty classroom at the Pompeu Fabra university in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A woman exercises on her balcony during the partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in downtown Torremolinos, on Costa del Sol, southern Spain. (Image: Reuters)
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A woman exercises on her balcony during the partial lockdown as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in downtown Torremolinos, on Costa del Sol, southern Spain. (Image: Reuters)

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 Pedestrians shelter from the rain under an umbrella while walking with a pet in an empty Plaza del Castillo square in the old city, in Pamplona. (Image: AP)
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Pedestrians shelter from the rain under an umbrella while walking with a pet in an empty Plaza del Castillo square in the old city, in Pamplona. (Image: AP)

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 An avenue is seen empty in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)
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An avenue is seen empty in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 Police officers patrol along the beach in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)
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Police officers patrol along the beach in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: AP)

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 A person walks through an empty Plaza del Castillo square in the old city, in Pamplona, northern Spain. (Image: AP)
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A person walks through an empty Plaza del Castillo square in the old city, in Pamplona, northern Spain. (Image: AP)

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