WATCH: The whole of Spain bursts into applause in gratitude to coronavirus health workers

WATCH: The whole of Spain bursts into applause in gratitude to coronavirus health workers
Photo: Deirdre Carney/The Local
Across Spain, people went to their windows to give a round of applause in gratitude to the work being carried out by Spain's health workers on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.

Across Spain, people went to their windows to give a round of applause in gratitude to the work being carried out by Spain's health workers on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. 

The spontaneous act of gratitude came at 10pm, just minutes after Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivered a televised address to the nation informing them that everyone would be confined to their homes except to make short trips to buy supplies.

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Families came out on to balconies, others reached out of windows to cheer and clap amid shouts of “Viva los medicos” – Long Live Doctors!.

Here's just a few of those moments captured and shared across social media using #AplausoSanitario.

This video was captured by Deirdre Carney in the heart of Madrid's Malasaña:

 

And this one from Pamplona:

 

And this one from Murcia: 

 

 

In Barcelona:

 

 

 

 

 


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