Spain entered a period of official mourning for victims of coronavirus this week. The ten days started on Wednesday and ends at midnight on 6 June. It is the longest period of national mourning since the death of General Franco. Flags outside ... for the common good to show its pain together". In a message, King Felipe wrote, "Spain weeps for so many thousands of fellow citizens that we have lost in this pandemic." A minute's silence was held at 12pm on Wednesday.