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Spain to hold 10 days of mourning for coronavirus victims

- Spain is to hold 10 days of official mourning for victims of the coronavirus

- The epidemic has claimed nearly 27,000 lives in the country

- According to the government, the mourning period is to begin on Wednesday when all flags on public buildings will be lowered to half-mast

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The Spanish government says there will be 10 days of mourning for the nearly 27,000 people who have died with the novel coronavirus in the country.

This was disclosed by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Twitter.

According to the government, flags will be hoisted to half-staff in more than 14,000 public buildings across the nation and on Spanish naval vessels until June 5.

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According to the government, the mourning period is to begin on Wednesday when all flags on public buildings will be lowered to half-mast. Credit: Twitter
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Maria Branyas, a 113-year-old woman believed to be the oldest person in Spain, has said that she feels very much okay after surviving the deadly coronavirus.

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The centenarian said that she feels just like any normal human being with feelings like everyone.

Two residents of the home were not as lucky as Maria as they died of the virus.

Legit.ng had also reported that a lady with the Twitter handle @SibaMazwai said that all her family members, including her, have tested positive for Covid-19. The lady said that all of them are isolating at home, except their mom.

She added that her mom has been admitted at St Dominics because she is having difficulty breathing. Out of all of them, the lady’s niece is the only family member that is asymptotic as all of them are battling painful symptoms with the virus.

In explaining how the symptoms came to one of those who commented on the tweet, she said that the first day, she had a headache then it was followed by a sore throat, blocked nose, backache, and others.

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In other news, 46 surrogate newborns are stranded in a dormitory at a hotel in Ukraine as the COVID-19 lockdown has stopped their parents from taking them home.

The babies' parents are in the UK, USA, Italy, Spain, France, Israel, Germany, China, Mexico, Romania and other countries.

Their parents have paid between £5,745 (2,732,782.19) and £57,365 (N27,287,478.48) for services from BioTexCom, an organisation that assisted them with starting families.

The babies are being cared for by staff at a so-called 'baby factory' due to the pandemic causing countries to close their borders.

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