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Spain grapples with coronavirus

Carolina Navarro's son touches the headstone of his parents' niche with a protective glove after the burial of his mother, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a cemetery in Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. Although Navarro did not die of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) her family could not be with her after her death due to the lockdown and had to wait a week to celebrate her burial. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Carolina Navarro's son touches the headstone of his parents' niche with a protective glove after the burial of his mother, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a cemetery in Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. Although Navarro did not die...more

Carolina Navarro's son touches the headstone of his parents' niche with a protective glove after the burial of his mother, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at a cemetery in Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. Although Navarro did not die of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) her family could not be with her after her death due to the lockdown and had to wait a week to celebrate her burial. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A medical worker pushes a stretcher with a patient next to the ambulances in the emergency unit at Severo Ochoa hospital in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A medical worker pushes a stretcher with a patient next to the ambulances in the emergency unit at Severo Ochoa hospital in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A medical worker pushes a stretcher with a patient next to the ambulances in the emergency unit at Severo Ochoa hospital in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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An employee of a company selling coffins, Ataudes Chao, works at the caskets warehouse in Valdemoro, near Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

An employee of a company selling coffins, Ataudes Chao, works at the caskets warehouse in Valdemoro, near Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

An employee of a company selling coffins, Ataudes Chao, works at the caskets warehouse in Valdemoro, near Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Undertakers hold a bouquet of flowers to be placed inside the niche of Mercedes Merino, who died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during her burial at a cemetery in Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Undertakers hold a bouquet of flowers to be placed inside the niche of Mercedes Merino, who died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during her burial at a cemetery in Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Undertakers hold a bouquet of flowers to be placed inside the niche of Mercedes Merino, who died of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during her burial at a cemetery in Madrid, Spain, April 7, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Careworkers from the Juan Calzada nursing home applaud during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Basque town of Guernica, Spain, April 2, 2020.  REUTERS/Vincent West

Careworkers from the Juan Calzada nursing home applaud during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Basque town of Guernica, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Vincent West

Careworkers from the Juan Calzada nursing home applaud during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Basque town of Guernica, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Vincent West
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A worker checks coffins, most of them containing the bodies of COVID-19 victims, in the parking of a funeral parlour in Barcelona, Spain April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A worker checks coffins, most of them containing the bodies of COVID-19 victims, in the parking of a funeral parlour in Barcelona, Spain April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A worker checks coffins, most of them containing the bodies of COVID-19 victims, in the parking of a funeral parlour in Barcelona, Spain April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Medical staff work at a temporary hospital inside IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Medical staff work at a temporary hospital inside IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Medical staff work at a temporary hospital inside IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Face protectors are dried in the sun outside a temporary hospital in IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Face protectors are dried in the sun outside a temporary hospital in IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Face protectors are dried in the sun outside a temporary hospital in IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Ambulance workers push a wheelchair with a patient at a nursing home in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Ambulance workers push a wheelchair with a patient at a nursing home in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Ambulance workers push a wheelchair with a patient at a nursing home in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Mortuary workers push a coffin of a person who died at a nursing home in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Mortuary workers push a coffin of a person who died at a nursing home in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Mortuary workers push a coffin of a person who died at a nursing home in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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An ambulance driver wearing a protective face mask and suit takes a break near the emergency unit at 12 de Octubre hospital in Madrid, Spain March 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

An ambulance driver wearing a protective face mask and suit takes a break near the emergency unit at 12 de Octubre hospital in Madrid, Spain March 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

An ambulance driver wearing a protective face mask and suit takes a break near the emergency unit at 12 de Octubre hospital in Madrid, Spain March 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A corridor is filled with patients and medical personnel at an emergency unit of a Spanish hospital, in Getafe, outside Madrid, Spain, March 24, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. OBTAINED BY REUTERS

A corridor is filled with patients and medical personnel at an emergency unit of a Spanish hospital, in Getafe, outside Madrid, Spain, March 24, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. OBTAINED BY REUTERS

A corridor is filled with patients and medical personnel at an emergency unit of a Spanish hospital, in Getafe, outside Madrid, Spain, March 24, in this picture grab obtained from a social media video. OBTAINED BY REUTERS
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Ambulance workers help an elder woman get into the ambulance in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain April 1. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Ambulance workers help an elder woman get into the ambulance in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain April 1. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Ambulance workers help an elder woman get into the ambulance in Leganes, near Madrid, Spain April 1. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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A woman wearing protective gloves grabs the iron bars of her window in Ronda, southern Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman wearing protective gloves grabs the iron bars of her window in Ronda, southern Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman wearing protective gloves grabs the iron bars of her window in Ronda, southern Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Concepcion Espinar, 85, blows a kiss to her daughter Maria Jose Alvarez Espinar, 57, at the Ramon Berenguer nursing home in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, outside Barcelona, Spain April 1. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Concepcion Espinar, 85, blows a kiss to her daughter Maria Jose Alvarez Espinar, 57, at the Ramon Berenguer nursing home in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, outside Barcelona, Spain April 1. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Concepcion Espinar, 85, blows a kiss to her daughter Maria Jose Alvarez Espinar, 57, at the Ramon Berenguer nursing home in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, outside Barcelona, Spain April 1. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A woman walks inside an almost empty train station in Madrid, Spain March 31. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A woman walks inside an almost empty train station in Madrid, Spain March 31. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A woman walks inside an almost empty train station in Madrid, Spain March 31. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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People turn on flashlights from their homes in support of healthcare workers in Ronda, southern Spain March 28. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People turn on flashlights from their homes in support of healthcare workers in Ronda, southern Spain March 28. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

People turn on flashlights from their homes in support of healthcare workers in Ronda, southern Spain March 28. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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A woman walks her dog through a deserted Paseo de la Castellana avenue in Madrid, Spain, March 28. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A woman walks her dog through a deserted Paseo de la Castellana avenue in Madrid, Spain, March 28. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A woman walks her dog through a deserted Paseo de la Castellana avenue in Madrid, Spain, March 28. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A patient gestures from a window at the Gregorio Maranon hospital in Madrid, Spain, March 27. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A patient gestures from a window at the Gregorio Maranon hospital in Madrid, Spain, March 27. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A patient gestures from a window at the Gregorio Maranon hospital in Madrid, Spain, March 27. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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Funeral workers wearing protective suits carry a coffin out of the morgue at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Funeral workers wearing protective suits carry a coffin out of the morgue at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Funeral workers wearing protective suits carry a coffin out of the morgue at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Medical workers hug outside the emergency rooms at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Medical workers hug outside the emergency rooms at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Medical workers hug outside the emergency rooms at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Relatives react next to a coffin of a person who died of coronavirus at the crematorium of La Almudena cemetery in Madrid, March 23. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Relatives react next to a coffin of a person who died of coronavirus at the crematorium of La Almudena cemetery in Madrid, March 23. REUTERS/Juan Medina

Relatives react next to a coffin of a person who died of coronavirus at the crematorium of La Almudena cemetery in Madrid, March 23. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Medical staff wearing protective gear arrive with a patient to an emergency room at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Medical staff wearing protective gear arrive with a patient to an emergency room at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Medical staff wearing protective gear arrive with a patient to an emergency room at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Medical workers applaud to pay tribute to all the medical workers dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, at La Princesa hospital in Madrid, March 25. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Medical workers applaud to pay tribute to all the medical workers dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, at La Princesa hospital in Madrid, March 25. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Medical workers applaud to pay tribute to all the medical workers dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, at La Princesa hospital in Madrid, March 25. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Ambulance workers in full protective gear arrive with a patient at the Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, March 26.  
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Ambulance workers in full protective gear arrive with a patient at the Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Ambulance workers in full protective gear arrive with a patient at the Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Beds are prepared for coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference center in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS

Beds are prepared for coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference center in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS

Beds are prepared for coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference center in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS
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Members of the Spanish army wearing protective suits leave an ice rink being used as a morgue in Madrid, March 26.  
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Members of the Spanish army wearing protective suits leave an ice rink being used as a morgue in Madrid, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Members of the Spanish army wearing protective suits leave an ice rink being used as a morgue in Madrid, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A member of the Emergency Military Unit disinfects the interior of a special facility for psychically disabled people in Getafe, March 25. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A member of the Emergency Military Unit disinfects the interior of a special facility for psychically disabled people in Getafe, March 25. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

A member of the Emergency Military Unit disinfects the interior of a special facility for psychically disabled people in Getafe, March 25. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A Sister of Charity of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and an assistant wear protective face masks as they carry bags of food on a troller for homeless people in the Raval district in Barcelona, March 25. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Sister of Charity of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and an assistant wear protective face masks as they carry bags of food on a troller for homeless people in the Raval district in Barcelona, March 25. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A Sister of Charity of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta and an assistant wear protective face masks as they carry bags of food on a troller for homeless people in the Raval district in Barcelona, March 25. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Coronavirus patients arrive at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference center in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS

Coronavirus patients arrive at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference center in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS

Coronavirus patients arrive at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference center in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS
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A member of the Logistics Brigade of the Spanish Army poses for photographers next to bunk beds for homeless people at a shelter in the Fira Pavilion in Barcelona, March 25. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A member of the Logistics Brigade of the Spanish Army poses for photographers next to bunk beds for homeless people at a shelter in the Fira Pavilion in Barcelona, March 25. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A member of the Logistics Brigade of the Spanish Army poses for photographers next to bunk beds for homeless people at a shelter in the Fira Pavilion in Barcelona, March 25. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A healthcare worker prepares for the arrival of coronavirus patients at a military hospital in Madrid, March 21.  
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A healthcare worker prepares for the arrival of coronavirus patients at a military hospital in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS

A healthcare worker prepares for the arrival of coronavirus patients at a military hospital in Madrid, March 21. Comunidad de Madrid/via REUTERS
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A patient arrives by ambulance at a hotel set up to treat non-critical coronavirus patients in Madrid, March 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A patient arrives by ambulance at a hotel set up to treat non-critical coronavirus patients in Madrid, March 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera

A patient arrives by ambulance at a hotel set up to treat non-critical coronavirus patients in Madrid, March 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Pharmacy employees sing as people applaud them from their windows and balconies outside a pharmacy in Ronda, southern Spain, March 20. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pharmacy employees sing as people applaud them from their windows and balconies outside a pharmacy in Ronda, southern Spain, March 20. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Pharmacy employees sing as people applaud them from their windows and balconies outside a pharmacy in Ronda, southern Spain, March 20. REUTERS/Jon Nazca
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Ambulance workers wearing protective gear arrive with a patient at La Princesa hospital in Madrid, March 25. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Ambulance workers wearing protective gear arrive with a patient at La Princesa hospital in Madrid, March 25. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Ambulance workers wearing protective gear arrive with a patient at La Princesa hospital in Madrid, March 25. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Members of the Military Emergency Unit install a tent hospital in the underground parking lot of the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias in Oviedo, March 19. 
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Members of the Military Emergency Unit install a tent hospital in the underground parking lot of the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias in Oviedo, March 19. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso

Members of the Military Emergency Unit install a tent hospital in the underground parking lot of the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias in Oviedo, March 19. REUTERS/Eloy Alonso
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Spanish blues singer Beatriz Berodia "Betta" sings from her balcony during a daily evening concert to support health workers and to make it easier for her neighbors to bear the lockdown, in Madrid, March 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Spanish blues singer Beatriz Berodia "Betta" sings from her balcony during a daily evening concert to support health workers and to make it easier for her neighbors to bear the lockdown, in Madrid, March 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Spanish blues singer Beatriz Berodia "Betta" sings from her balcony during a daily evening concert to support health workers and to make it easier for her neighbors to bear the lockdown, in Madrid, March 19. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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