Actual Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu shall be used as a storage centre for medical gear. © AFP
Actual Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu shall be used as a storage centre for medical gear to assist Spain’s struggle towards the coronavirus, the membership confirmed on Thursday. The 81,000-seater stadium will home donations made by companies and organisations, significantly people who work within the sports activities sector, earlier than passing them onto the Spanish well being authorities.
“Actual Madrid, in collaboration with the Excessive Council for Sport (CSD), has launched a venture in Madrid to provide and distribute strategic medical provides for use within the battle towards the COVID-19 pandemic,” learn a membership assertion.
It added: “All the saved provides shall be handed on to the Spanish well being authorities, below the authority of the Spanish authorities, in order that the assets, that are so essential within the present well being emergency state of affairs, are employed in one of the best and most effective method.”
Spain had recorded greater than 4,000 deaths as a result of virus, in response to the most recent figures on Thursday. Madrid is the nation’s worst-affected space, with greater than 2,000 deaths to this point.