Benidorm News: Last week in the Marina Baixa area, 36,000 masks were distributed free to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
The Town Hall has already distributed some of the 20,000 that arrived from the Government. Local Police are handing out the masks on public transport and to Taxi Drivers.Toni Pérez, Mayor of Benidorm, said that “the Local Police today delivered 12,000 of these masks to Llorente Bus”.
In addition the taxi sector received good quantities; while the remaining 8,000 masks have been made available to the National Police Corps. They will be in charge of its distribution at the TRAM station and the bus station. ” With the delivery of these masks, the aim is to guarantee the protection of workers who will use public transport to get to their workplaces”
Madrid to get 14 million face masks
Isabel Díaz Ayuso, President of the Madrid Community announced today that 14 million face masks will be made available to Madrid Residents.
Available from May 9th, the purchase of the masks is due for approval by the Governing council tomorrow.
Madrids fatalities is at a low with 400 reported deaths on Sunday.
Almost a third of Spains reported fatalities are from Madrid and surrounding areas.
With Spain, like many countries now starting to include “Probable” fatalities in care homes etc, these figures could well rise.