Fifty-two people died this Friday from coronavirus and there were 2,845 positives in 24 hours. The numbers that show a peak do not represent the government’s satisfaction with the compliance with the new quarantine in the AMBA. Of course, the result will only be seen in 10 days and that is the photograph that the authorities look at with some optimism.
This Friday the President Alberto Fernández He received the Buenos Aires Head of Government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, at the Olivos Residence, with the aim of evaluating the progress of the new phase of strict isolation in the metropolitan area.
Both agreed that the first days of the Strict isolation had a positive balance. The focus of the meeting was on compliance with circulation permits and the evaluation of the rate of contagiousness of the virus.
Fernández and Larreta were gathered for about 40 minutess alone and reviewed the “numbers of the first week” of the new stage of quarantine, which the City shares with the Buenos Aires metropolitan area.
The governor Axel Kicillof, in the same line, assured that “compliance with this new period of preventive isolation is still high, there was a great advance by the Buenos Aires residents in understanding the seriousness of the situation and the spread of infections.”
He did it after a video conference with 35 mayors of the conurbano. According to reports, the Buenos Aires president told community leaders that “the most important thing is that citizens voluntarily became aware that the best decision is to take care of themselves and stay at home.”
The Secretary of Access to Health, Carla Vizzotti, pointed out that 92.7% of people Served in critical care units are in sanatoriums in the city and province of Buenos Aires.
Vizzotti referred to the four areas of the country in which Social, Preventive and Mandatory Isolation governs (AMBA, Chaco, the department of Roca in Río Negro and the city of Neuquén with its urban conglomerate), and said that “they must intensify measures to generate early detection actions and to caring for people who have the infection“
In this sense, he commented that the Detectar plan is active “in the six popular neighborhoods of the city of Buenos Aires”, while in 12 other neighborhoods the “Detect mobile” where suspicious cases are searched “house by house”.
The Ministry of Health of the Nation reported that there are 620 interned in intensive care units, with an occupancy rate of adult beds of 51% in the country and 56.3% in the AMBA.
For some essential and excepted users of the CuidAR application, the first hours of the new quarantine were rough: there were problems in renewing circulation permits. A problem that had to be solved by the Innovation Secretariat.
“An update was made to the system that is linked to movement certificates and some users were not able to see the QR code of their permission reflected in the Caring App for a few minutes,” a spokeswoman for the Secretariat explained to TN Techno.
The figures of strict isolation in traffic and public transport
-By freeways 136 thousand vehicles circulated in the City today, which means 17% less than last Friday.
-The sensors that the Ministry of Transportation has on the main avenues of Buenos Aires have so far registered a circulation of 161 thousand vehicles, a drop of 8% compared to last Friday.
–Congestion down 20% compared to last week according to international consultancy TomTom.
-At subway 42 thousand people traveled yesterday, one 17% drop Compared to last week, it represents only 4% of the normal volume that traveled before quarantine, when the 6 lines and the metro transported more than a million passengers per day.
-At train 111 thousand trips were made yesterday, a 9% decrease compared to last Wednesday and 87% less than before the social isolation began.
– The collectives, who make 80% of the trips made by public transport, yesterday moved 1,546,000 passengers throughout the day, a 32% drop compared to last week. It represents only 16% of the people who were transported on a regular day before social isolation.
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