Spanish PM asks youth to be prudent, to avoid second COVID-19 wave

Spain’s socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Sunday  (7 June) urged young people to be prudent and follow hygiene and prevention regulations to prevent further outbreaks of coronavirus cases in the country, one of the most hard hit by the pandemic, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.

“I beg you. Do it for your parents, for your grandparents, for yourselves, but also for everyone else,” Sánchez pleaded during a press conference on Sunday after a videoconference with the presidents of the Spanish autonomous communities and cities.

Sánchez stressed that individual responsibility is key to avoid a second wave of the pandemic.

As of Sunday (7 June), Spain recorded a total of 241,550 COVID-19 infections as the number of new infections in the past 24 hours dropped from 164 to 102. Meanwhile, another COVID-related death was recorded between Saturday and Sunday, bringing Spain’s total coronavirus death toll to 27,136. (

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