Yesterday, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the President of the Community of Madrid, announced that hotels, exhibition halls and nursing homes will be turned into medical facilities to treat mild cases as part of an effort to offer temporary specialist care between the home and the hospital.
Hours beforehand, the CEOs of the hotel chains Room Mate and Ayre announced on social media that they would make various hotels in Madrid available for the authorities to use to accommodate those affected by coronavirus. Kike Sarasola, President and founder of Room Mate Hoteles tweeted: “I am making two of my hotels available in Madrid to accommodate all the cases necessary in the face of this health crisis.”
His colleague Abel Matutes Prats is doing the same.
Translation/Summary: Carmel Drake