Coronavirus: People join workout class from balconies as Spain imposes lockdown
From their balconies, apartment complex residents in Seville, Spain joined a workout class after a nation-wide lockdown was imposed to combat the spread of coronavirus.
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A fitness instructor began teaching a class from the rooftop of an apartment building to dozens of residents who followed his instructions from the comfort of their own home.
In Seville, Spain, residents of an entire apartment complex couldn't leave their homes due to the quarantine.— Muhammad Lila (@MuhammadLila) March 15, 2020
So a fitness instructor went up to a rooftop and held a workout class.
Neighbors joined in from their windows and balconies.pic.twitter.com/Ez0iF7vwf3
Spain has recorded 11,826 cases of coronavirus, and the number of fatalities has reached 533. The country declared a 15-day state emergency on March 14 to combat the outbreak.
Spain has become the fourth most virus-infected country in the world, falling behind Iran, Italy, and China.
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s wife is among those who have tested positive for coronavirus.
The streets of the once-busy city of Madrid have been virtually empty since the lockdown was imposed.