A deputy of the Labor Party (PT) went out to distribute pantries since last April 11 . However, stopped this activity on April 20 when he and his wife started having symptoms related to COVID-19, they decided to quarantine and be tested for the disease.
Is about Julio César Vázquez Castillo who is part of the XXI Baja California State Legislature He is also President of the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Elderly and Children, an organization that he himself proposed to Congress.
In a video that he shared on his Facebook account, the official assures that he wanted to report on his own that the coronavirus test she underwent was positive. He stressed that “we never hesitate to go out into the streets to deliver what little we had: pantries, as well as milk so that families could have supplies ”.
Vazquez Castillo accepted that last Sunday April 19 he was distributing pantries, but stressed that took all necessary preventive measures such as the use of gloves, face masks, and face shield, even though at the time I was unaware of the fact that I had coronavirus.
He assured that even while distributing the pantries with his collaborators, always maintained hygiene using antibacterial gel. It also issued an alert for the residents of the state.
He highlighted this part for make people aware of the risk who refuse to wear face masks, wash their hands or take any of the preventive measures that the authorities have ordered to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The measures that the deputy tried to take were not enough to protect him from the coronavirus, so he asked citizens to stay home and heed the measures ordered by state and federal authorities.
He also stressed that preventive measures must be maintained because there are asymptomatic people of the disease.
On the other hand, he reported that both he and his partner continue to experience symptoms of COVID-19, which mitigate by taking only paracetamol. “People who have symptoms, don’t wait until the end, don’t wait until they get worse,” he asked.
Hundreds of residents commented on his publication wishing the deputy the best possible health. Among them, there is no message of anger or outrage towards the official who for a week came out to give pantries to the people of Baja California.
Vázquez Castillo is now one of the One thousand 47 confirmed cases in the state, where there have also been 136 deaths from the disease. These are among the more than 11,000 cases that have tested positive nationwide a few days after the federal authorities decreed that the country has reached phase 3 of the pandemic.