One week after the first two cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the Neighborhood 31, the authorities of the City government reported this Tuesday that the number of positives 11 other people joined.
According to what TN.com.ar could know all the infected neighbors “had any contact with each other for family or work issues“The epidemiological investigation is in full swing.
The Ministry of Social and Urban Integration monitors close contacts with the aim of detecting symptoms and isolating cases in time.
The authorities are concerned about the speed with which the pandemic is expanding in the neighborhood.
Isolating people who had contact with these 13 confirmed is key to avoid further spread of the virus. “We have daily communication with all confirmed cases and also with their families, accompanying them and being available for eventual needs,” the Buenos Aires government told this newspaper.
In this sense, every time a neighbor of Barrio 31 presents symptoms of coronavirus, the physical triage protocol is followed: if the symptoms are confirmed, he is referred to a Febrile Emergency Unit in a City hospital, where he undergoes swab.