Mattarella: gratitude to those who fought against Covid
The president of the Republic, Sergio Mattarellaexpressed his gratitude to those who are committed to "avoiding the consequences of the pandemic" from the coronavirus, in a message published on the occasion of the national day in memory of the victims of the coronavirus epidemic.
"On this Day I renew my feelings of sympathy for the victims' families and at the same time I express gratitude to those who have contributed to containing such a serious, sudden and pervasive danger, such as to jeopardize global public health", writes the head of the State. "The commitment made in avoiding the consequences of the pandemic - not yet fully eradicated - constitutes a heritage of fundamental values to be preserved in order to be in a position to face any challenge of international significance".
"March 18, 2020 remains in the memory as one of the most dramatic moments in the history of the Republic. A global threat, with unknown characteristics, which has affected every country, prompting institutional actions and scientific emergency initiatives, including at an international level , activating health protection systems and arousing feelings of widespread solidarity", concludes Mattarella.