Emergency services in Madrid took a moment to applaud each other in their shared fight against the coronavirus, Sunday, March 22.
READ MORE: Europe has become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, with the hardest hit nation, Italy reporting hundreds of new deaths on Sunday.
The total number of deaths in the country has now surpassed 5,400.
Spain, the second-worst hit country in the EU, is bracing as it anticipates the impact from the virus. “The worst is yet to come,” the government said Saturday.
Spanish officials have warned that the situation could soon overcome the country’s health care system.