The spouse of the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, Begonia Gomez, became infected with the coronavirus. It is reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the Cabinet.
It is noted that a few hours ago in the Moncloa Palace, people close to the Prime Minister were tested. In the case of Begonia Gomez, they gave a positive result.
Now with Sanchez and Gomez, everything is in order, they both remain in the palace.
Earlier on March 15, Spanish authorities decided to restrict movement around the country due to the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19. Restrictive measures are introduced for 15 days. It will be possible to leave home in order to buy food or medicine, visit a hospital or work, as well as in the case of force majeure.
According to recent data, 6315 cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Spain. Of these, 191 patients died, another 517 – recovered. In total in the world at the moment, more than 155 thousand are infected.