the Cabinet would extend the regime just over a month, but after talks with the centrist party “Citizens” agreement was reached on the extension of only 15 days.

MADRID, may 20. /TASS/. Congress of deputies (lower house of Parliament), Spain on Wednesday approved the government’s request on the extension of the high alert until 7 June due spread of the novel coronavirus.

In mid-March the Council of Ministers approved the introduction of 15 days of high alert, which made it possible to restrict the movement of residents throughout the country. Its extension would have required the consent of the Congress of deputies. This is the fifth time Parliament extended the regime. The government has lost support on this issue, the main opposition political force of the country — people’s party.

this time, the Cabinet wanted to extend the regime of just over a month. However, after negotiations with the centrist party “Citizens” agreement was reached on the extension of only 15 days.

Spain is one of the most affected countries with due pandemic. Since the beginning of the spread of infection in the Kingdom was revealed more than 232,5 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, 27 of 888 patients died. The prevalence of coronavirus in Spain is now reduced. In this regard, the government of the Kingdom gradually softens the constraint.

From may 18, a large part of the population of the Kingdom has moved to a new phase of easing measures introduced due pandemic. At this stage, allowed meetings with relatives, opened with certain restrictions, terrace cafes and bars, hotels, museums.

the Outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus, the disease was recorded in the end of 2019 in Central China and spread to most countries. March 11, the world health organization recognized it as a pandemic.