The province of Cordova promotes a project to sanction people who transgress the quarantine with fines ranging from $ 5000 to $ 500 thousand.
The bill, sent by Governor Juan Schiaretti himself, indicates that “it is considered opportune to establish a system of pecuniary fines in the event of non-compliance with the provisions and sanitary prevention measures contained in the national and provincial regulations, as well as in the protocols created in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. “
Due to the vast majority that the ruling party maintains in the Córdoba Legislature, it is almost a fact that the project will be approved in the session to be held next Wednesday.
Article 2 of the regulations is the one that specifies the amount of the fines: “Any human or legal person who fails to comply with the measures, provisions, recommendations, resolutions, protocols or safety or health instructions will be sanctioned with fine between $ 5 thousand and $ 500 thousand “.
The sanctions will be under the orbit of the Ministry of Health of the Province and the proceeds will go to the Fund for the Attention of the Alert State, Prevention and Sanitary Action for Epidemic Diseases.
Since last Wednesday, in the province of Córdoba, the new phase of social distancing, preventive and obligatory, has governed. For this reason, this Wednesday the opening of bars and restaurants, which will work again with strict protocols. It was also defined that domestic workers will be able to return to their normal work.
Juan Ledesma, head of the Emergency Operations Center (COE), spoke about it with TN.com.ar. “Taking into account the epidemiological moment in Córdoba, where we have a community virus circulation but with complete control of focus, it went from preventive isolation to social distancing. That is why we decided to increase the flexibility and among them the reopening for restaurants and bars was generated. Also of the activities related to the family house workers, and finally the work of bricklayers in inhabited houses, “he explained.
“Restaurants and bars will be open from 10 am to 11 pm, starting next Tuesday. protocol that they will contemplate is arranged by virtue of the training of the personnel, the use of shifts, the use of gel alcohol, the distance within the premises and the occupation of a person every 2.25 meters and the possibility of keeping a record of the attendees . Utensils are not shared and the use of the bar will not be allowed, “said the doctor.