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The State homage to coronavirus victims

Notes: How many official victims will there be?
By Matthew Bennett
Jul 16, 2020, 9:02 am
1. The day of the Spain's official state homage to the victims of coronavirus has arrived. How many official dead will there be at the end, when the time comes? You can watch the event live here: https://www.rtve.es/directo/la-1/
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:02 am | On Twitter
2. They start with a welcome in several of Spain's official languages, in English and French.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:05 am | On Twitter
3. TVE journalist Ana Blanco reads the introduction. Spain's former Prime Ministers are present. Abascal retweets himself: “Vox will not attend any tribute turned into a ceremony to remove blame from the government.”
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:10 am | On Twitter
4. The excess mortality number in the MoMo for the period from March 13 to May 22 in Spain is 44,110 dead, 57% more than expected for those dates.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:13 am | On Twitter
5. King of Spain offers a white flower for coronavirus victims at the burning flame in the centre of the tribute. Somebody has chosen Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings as the sad music.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:23 am | On Twitter
6. Is Spain's chief coronavirus spokesman, Fernando Simón, at the tribute at the Royal Palace?
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:33 am | On Twitter
7. Is that it? About 45 minutes. One state minute for every 1,000 dead in the MoMo. Flowers, the flame, the minute of silence, a short poem, a few words from the King, words from a nurse, words from a relative and a TV presenter as master of ceremonies.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:52 am | On Twitter
8. Spain's chief coronavirus spokesman Fernando Simon has apparently attended the memorial for the victims...wearing a shark mask. Via @telemadrid
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 9:55 am | On Twitter
9. Sánchez and Igleisas were incapable of going to the funeral mass in the cathedral and now Abascal and Vox have been incapable of going to the tribute ceremony at the Royal Palace. Is this normal?
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 11:30 am | On Twitter
10. Aragon regional government orders 92,700 minks killed because of a coronavirus outbreak on the farm: “they will be slaughtered with gas and destroyed in a waste plant,” reports Heraldo. https://bit.ly/3eAlRbq
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 1:42 pm | On Twitter
11. Aragon has a chart of daily cases. Have added the end of the alarm state in green. https://bit.ly/2ZwwKHd
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 1:46 pm | On Twitter
12. BREAK Catalonia: regional government announces largest daily increase in coronavirus cases since May 1. Today's figure is 1,293. Trends rising rapidly.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 4:05 pm | On Twitter
13. Daily cases and 5- and 14-day rolling averages in Catalonia all rising.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 4:11 pm | On Twitter
12b. Corrected chart for Catalonia today, was missing the 1,293 number in “Daily”.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 4:18 pm | On Twitter
13. Spain Health Ministry case graph rockets: - Total at 14 days: 8,313 - Total at 7 days: 5,128 - Dif in total: +1,361 - Previous day: +580 - Symptoms last 7 days: +104 - Symptoms last 14 days: +327 - 7-day total: +627 - 14-day total: +932
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 5:52 pm | On Twitter
14. Nationally in Spain, cases with symptoms starting in the last 14 days have quadrupled since the end of the state of alarm on June 21 (x 4.13): from 740 to 3,054. Total cases at 14 days have doubled (x 2.19): from 3,801 to 8,313.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 5:59 pm | On Twitter
15. All versions of “recent” are rising in the Health Ministry pdf. 3,054 cases with symptoms in the last 14 days, 1,023 cases with symptoms in the last 7 days and 580 cases “the day before”. All Health Ministry data, all going up.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 6:03 pm | On Twitter
16. Daily change in main numbers in the Health Ministry pdf: 7 and 14 days, total cases and onset of symptoms. All going up after the end of the state of alarm.
Published: Jul 16, 2020, 6:14 pm | On Twitter

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