- Title: Spain's royals attend funeral service for COVID-19 victims
- Date: 6th July 2020
- Summary: MADRID, SPAIN (JUNE 6, 2020) (REUTERS) MOTORCADE CARRYING ROYALS ARRIVING AT CATHEDRAL AS ONLOOKERS WATCH ON THE SIDELINES AND AUTHORITIES WAIT OUTSIDE THE ALMUDENA CATHEDRAL EXTERIOR OF CATHEDRAL KING FELIPE, QUEEN LETIZIA, PRINCESS SOFIA AND LEONOR, PRINCESS OF ASTURIAS, GOING TO GREET GOVERNMENT MINISTERS AND LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES BEFORE ENTERING THE CATHEDRAL VARIOUS OF ROYALS GREETING AUTHORITIES MAN AND WOMAN LOOKING ON FROM BALCONY OF NEARBY BUILDING VARIOUS OF ROYALS WEARING MASKS POSING FOR PHOTOS OUTSIDE ALMUDENA CATHEDRAL AND ENTERING CATHEDRAL
- Embargoed: 20th July 2020 20:53
- Keywords: King Felipe Queen Letizia Spain coronavirus funeral funeral for victims of COVID-19 royals
- Location: MADRID, SPAIN
- City: MADRID, SPAIN
- Country: Spain
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Reuters ID: LVA001CLO9XZB
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended a funeral service for COVID-19 victims at Madrid's Almudena Cathedral on Monday (June 6).
Spain has registered 251,000 coronavirus cases and 28,388 deaths according to health ministry data, making it one of Europe's worst-affected countries.
The religious tribute was organised by the Episcopal Conference and was presided by the Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Carlos Osoro.
On June 16, the government will hold a civil tribute for over 28,000 people killed by the coronavirus in Spain.
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