Spanish Man Tries to Escape Coronavirus Lockdown: Amid escalating cases of coronavirus in Spain, the country has asked its citizens to remain indoors, however there was one person who was openly seen flouting the order. Weirdly, the person tried to breach the lockdown dressed in a dinosaur costume! Also Read - Coronavirus: Spain Records Over 100 Deaths Within 24 Hours; 2,000 Confirmed Cases
The incident happened on Wednesday while the police was patrolling the streets of Murcia in southeastern Spain two days ago, and came across a man who was walking down the street dressed in a Tyrannosaurus rex costume.
“During state of alarm, walking of pets is allowed if accompanied by one person – always short walks so they can relieve themselves. Having a Tyrannosaurus rex is not covered. #stayathome,” Murcia Police wrote while sharing the video on Twitter.
The footage shows the person wearing T-rex costume being stopped by officers, and asked to go home. One Twitter user even shared another video of the dinosaur.Watch the videos here:
The video has gone viral with 4.9 million views, leaving netizens amused, in the times of crisis. Many thought that that person could have done this in an attempt to protect himself from the virus.
“When your home town, city, country is in lockdown, it applies even to Tyrannosaurus rex,” joked one user.
Spain is the fourth worst-hit country due to the coronavirus pandemic after China, Iran and Italy.Owing to the rising cases, the country on Saturday imposed a nationwide lockdown for two weeks, urging citizens to stay at home.
A day earlier Murcia Police, reminded nationals of the quarantine rules: “Remember that you can go outside during the ESSENTIAL TIME so that our pet meets his needs and do not forget to collect their droppings. Do not use your pet as an excuse to break the rules.”