Coronavirus in Argentina | A Rivadavia Hospital nurse died who had been infected


The nurse José Aguirre of the Rivadavia Hospital died this Monday by coronavirus and there are several infected doctors. Given this scenario, health workers will carry out a “cessation of tasks” in demand for better working conditions. In addition, they questioned the quality of the protective equipment provided to prevent contagion.

Aguirre was hospitalized for 10 days in serious condition at the Anchonera sanatorium. His death was confirmed in the last hours by his companions.

In dialogue with TN, Rodolfo Arrechea, ATE delegate in that health center, referred to the situation in the establishment. “I have been suggesting since the start of the pandemic that supplies were missing. Today there protective elements, but what happens is that many times they are not of good quality, and may be one of the many causes of the number of infections that health workers are having, “he explained.

In this sense, he maintained that the reality of Buenos aires city it is especially alarming since 10% of the total infected in the district belong to health personnel.

“It would be easier for me to put the responsibilities out of the hospital, and the truth would not be the right thing to do in this situation that caused the death of a 58-year-old partner. What I do want to say is that what we were claiming ended up being applied a little late at our discretion, “continued Arrechea.

Earlier, the delegate He confirmed that the doctors of the hospital will carry out from Monday measures of force in demand for better working conditions. “We are going to do a homework remove and we are going to generate the necessary rotation for the nurses, “he assured.

In addition, he asked the head of Buenos Aires government Horacio Rodríguez Larreta the City return to Phase 1 quarantine. “We all come out of this situation. We all have to collaborate to avoid the greatest number of infections,” he concluded.