Serious Madrid’s soccer and basketball teams posing for the duration of an occasion to announce Telefonica as Genuine Madrid’s new sponsor at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, March 30, 2017. Santiago Bernabeu will be made use of as a storage centre for clinical tools to aid Spain’s struggle in opposition to the coronavirus. — Reuters pic
MADRID, March 26 — Genuine Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu will be applied as a storage centre for clinical equipment to assistance Spain’s combat against the coronavirus, the club confirmed these days.
The 81,000-seater stadium will house donations produced by companies and organisations, significantly those that get the job done in the sports activities sector, prior to passing them onto the Spanish wellbeing authorities.
“Real Madrid, in collaboration with the Large Council for Activity (CSD), has introduced a project in Madrid to offer and distribute strategic professional medical provides to be made use of in the struggle versus the Covid-19 pandemic,” read a club statement.
It included: “All of the saved supplies will be handed on to the Spanish overall health authorities, under the authority of the Spanish governing administration, so that the assets, which are so needed in the latest wellbeing emergency scenario, are utilized in the best and most productive way.”
Spain had recorded a lot more than 4,000 fatalities thanks to the virus, according to the most up-to-date figures on Thursday. Madrid is the country’s worst-affected region, with much more than 2,000 fatalities so far. — AFP