The first positive case of coronavirus in Santiago del Estero was confirmed this Friday, and it is a man who lives in Selva and who had sex with his ex-girlfriend, who returned from Europe and did not respect the quarantine.
This episode forced to block all accesses to this city and the neighboring Ceres, in Santa Fe, forcing all the inhabitants of the two towns to social isolation.
The protagonist of this story is Danilo Hildner, who a few days ago visited a former adolescent partner, recently arrived from Spain, in Córdoba. The woman is married and it turned out to be the number 32 case of Covid-19 confirmed in that province..
Before knowing that he had been infected, Hildner participated in a party in Selva with 17 of his friends from Ceres, to whom he told the sexual encounter. From there a crisis broke out that crossed the two districts.
When the information was known, the Governor of Santiago del Estero, Gerardo Zamora, ordered that the four thousand inhabitants of Selva do not leave their houses.
Hildner and his friends were isolated in their respective homes and This Friday the positive of the 27-year-old was confirmed.
Enrique Bertolino, mayor of Selva – a city located 310 kilometers south of the capital of Santiago and on the border with Santa Fe – was in charge of officializing the contagion, the first of Covid-19 in that province.