The head of government of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta announced the new openings that will govern from next Monday in the City of Buenos Aires: includes the return to classes of preschool students, first grade and first year of high school, opening gyms with occupancy of up to 25% and gastronomic premises with tables inside. As in all his press conferences, the PRO official detailed the district’s epidemiological situation: an average of 800 cases in the last 15 days, R in 0.95, and intensive care bed occupancy of about 40%.
As always, I will start with the numbers of the health situation:- The average new cases of the last 15 days is 800.
– The R is at 0.95.
– The intensive care bed occupancy of the public system fell to around 40%. — Horacio Rodríguez Larreta ✋ (@horaciorlarreta)
October 23, 2020
With regard to Education, Larreta announced that preschool, first grade, and freshman high school students will return to face classes. In addition, university activities will be enabled the internships in workshops and laboratories necessary to obtain the degree.
Museums and theater classes will return outdoors, while the head of government advanced meetings with representatives of the art sector to “put together a plan and that theaters can open as soon as possible, in a careful and progressive manner”. Accompanied by his ministers, Larreta explained that craft and craft fairs will work again: “We will establish income, exits and demarcated circuits to improve circulation and avoid the concentration of people,” he said.
CULTURE We will enable the opening of museums and outdoor theater classes. In addition, our Ministers of Culture and Health met with representatives of the sector to put together a plan so that theaters can open as soon as possible, in a careful and progressive way. — Horacio Rodríguez Larreta ✋ (@horaciorlarreta)
October 23, 2020
Finally, and one of the most important and expected announcements was confirmation that gyms will start operating with a maximum capacity of 25% “depending on the level of ventilation”. So will the pools of public and private institutions that operate outdoors or with the right ventilation. There, as in gyms and individual sports, you will not be able to use the changing rooms.