Spain gives last applause for medics as coronavirus cases fall
24 May 2020 | 10:53 am
People across Spain gave one last tribute to medical workers, with some parts of Madrid clapping for 25 minutes straight. Hard-hit Spain has started rolling back its lockdown restrictions after a drop in new cases.
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