The President of the Nation, Alberto Fernández, will announce today from the Residence of Olivos a new phase of isolation, which will govern from October 12, in what is expected to be a federal message regarding the situation of the coronavirus pandemic. Communicating about new activities, the head of state will be «at the forefront of the announcements», which would be live, while from their space they did not rule out the possibility that «some governors can participate in a virtual way». In this context, the President will announce the return to the classroom «of the students of the last year of primary and secondary education» in those places that «the level of contagion allows», as endorsed on Thursday by the Federal Council of Education.
In the City and many municipalities of the Province (of Buenos Aires) it could already be done since the percentage of patient occupancy in intensive care was less than half in the two districts. In addition, the presidential message will again focus on «the need not to relax personal care,» with special emphasis on closed-place meetings. The last extension of the isolation, on September 18, was announced through a video that was posted on the government’s social media, which lasted just over two minutes as the measures were announced by a voiceover. In the previous announcement, Alberto Fernández finished evaluating the health situation together with the governors of the country and the head of government of the city of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, through a videoconference that he led from Casa Rosada.
The President was accompanied by the Chief of Staff, Santiago Cafiero, and the Ministers of Health, Ginés González García, and Interior, Eduardo de Pedro; the Legal and Technical Secretary, Vilma Ibarra, and the Secretary General of the Presidency, Julio Vitobello.La intention with the announcement of this day is to rearm the epidemiological message of the pandemic, noting that no Argentine ran out of his bed and that he was cared for with the highest level of technology that the country has. In this, the truth is that at the moment the number of contagions continues to rise as long as the Government says that it is because «the level of people’s movement grew.» We had to open up activities because we couldn’t keep them closed any longer, as in any country in the world,» they highlighted from the presidential environment, argentinas news collected.
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