- Title: Drones light up Madrid sky to remember COVID-19 victims
- Date: 27th June 2020
- Summary: MADRID, SPAIN (JUNE 26, 2020) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF DRONES BEING SET UP ON GROUND BEFORE PERFORMANCE
- Embargoed: 11th July 2020 13:18
- Keywords: COVID victims Madrid sky coronavirus in Spain drone tribute
- Location: MADRID, SPAIN
- City: MADRID, SPAIN
- Country: Spain
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Reuters ID: LVA00ECK5AN2F
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:Madrid city hall lit up the skies with drones on Friday (June 26) as a tribute for COVID-19 victims and for those who have fought the virus in Spain.
Forty programmed drones with multi-coloured LED lights shone over Madrid creating different forms including a heart and two people, messages of 'hope' and 'thank you' and flags of other countries fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
The location of the performance remained a secret until it took place to avoid crowds and a large gathering, Madrid local government said.
Spain has been one of the worst-hit countries from COVID-19, with more than 28,000 deaths officially reported and nearly 250,000 cases of the virus so far.
(Production: Sergio Perez, Miguel Gutierrez)
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