Social networks were sites for disseminating photos of the celebrations and mass meetings that were held in different parts of Misiones at Christmas dawn in the middle of the rising curve of coronavirus cases. Given this, the Governor of Misiones, OScar Herrera Ahuad, recalled that only family gatherings of up to 20 people are allowed and that social gatherings or gatherings of up to 100 people are not enabled. He ruled out that restrictive measures be taken for the New Year, but called for “citizen responsibility.”
With 1092 reported cases of coronavirus in Misiones To date, many are surprised by the images of the festivities that took place at dawn yesterday in different locations. In the middle of the upward curve of cases in the red land, photos showed parties and meetings where health protocols were clearly not respected.
On this subject, the Governor of Misiones in dialogue with FM Santa María de las Misiones, said that after knowing the images and becoming aware of the places where there were parties where young people participated, without any kind of collection in the framework of the coronavirus pandemic , was in dialogue with several mayors.
“In Misiones we only have family reunions of up to 20 people authorized. Not 100, we do not adhere to that. In the case of municipalities, we talk and work together. Each mayor worked, but it was clear, especially with young people, that You cannot authorize meetings of 30, 50 or 100 because they overflow “, said.
To this he added that the result of these meetings where it was demonstrated that the protocols and sanitary measures in force were not respected, will only be seen within 7 or 10 days.
Regarding the increase in coronavirus cases in Misiones, he said that it is relatively normal due to the mobility that is generated on these dates and as a data he confirmed that in the last months 30 thousand admissions were registered to the province.
Regarding the possibility of new prohibitions In the framework of the coronavirus pandemic in Misiones, he indicated that the instruction given to the mayors remains the same, It will be analyzed if contagions arise, focus the protocol, close offices or common spaces and identify the close contacts of the positive ones.