WORLD Spain to extend lockdown until April 25: PM

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Spain to extend lockdown until April 25: PM

AFP

21:40, April 04, 2020

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday the extension of the country's lockdown until April 25 in order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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A police officer joins people applauding to thank healthcare workers dealing with the COVID-19 coronavirus hangs in Ronda on April 3, 2020 during a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo: AFP)

"The cabinet on Tuesday will again ask for authorisation from parliament to extend for a second time the state of alert until Saturday April 25 at midnight,' Sanchez said in a televised speech.


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