The Mayor of Epyen, Antonio Reto, announced abolishing most of the restrictive measures imposed on its inhabitants after the appearance of a hantavirus. In addition, he referred to the "health, social and economic" influence that the disease has.
"The mood of the population is better than this Friday, the first of February It will abolish almost all measures restrictive ones that were dictated by resolution, "explained the head of the communal service. In this way, the ban on appointments, the limitation of schedules and the use of peanuts in public places will have no effect.
Thus, the resolution 007/2019 will be modified to condition the conditions imposed at the beginning of January to be more flexible. Before the outbreak of the virus, the authorities of Epyen decided "yes" suspension of all group activities for a period of forty consecutive days ".
On the other hand, Rita said that Controls in places without ventilation will continue: "We will keep the minimum care of the closed areas about ten days until mid-February because if we set ourselves up as long as it does not set up with a little more."
"The problem with Hanta is improving," said the mayor, "and the situation is reliable because you notice it on the street, in stores, in a supermarket, especially because there are no more patients in intensive care at the weekend, many come from selective isolation and very few will remain for the next week. "
On the other hand, Reatho complained about the damage caused by the disease: "The impact was first sanitary, then social and finally economically, because this has influenced tourism, which is an important source of income for us and the region as a whole. "The bomb hit us," he concluded.
After the epidemic reported at the beginning of December, 31 case of hantavirus They were confirmed in Chubut. 11 people died as a consequence of a disease transmitted by the mouse with a long tail.