LIVE: Anti-govt protesters gather in Madrid to demand Sanchez’s resignation

LIVE: Anti-govt protesters gather in Madrid to demand Sanchez’s resignation

Ruptly is live from Madrid’s Puerta del Sol on Saturday, September 12, as crowds of anti-government protesters are expected to gather, demanding Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s resignation.

The rally organised by ‘Pedro Sanchez Dimision’ and joined by other groups, is being held against the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Spain has been one of the European countries most affected by the pandemic with 534,513 confirmed cases and 29,594 related deaths, according to the Health Ministry figures released on Wednesday.