The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo today asked the residents for an understanding of the "so complex situation" aggravated by the intense rains of the last hours that have caused the public services, which these days are reduced by the loss of personnel at risk, since last night will be dedicated to cleaning grids, gutters and placement of sandbags that will minimize the accumulation of water in the streets and roads of the municipality.
In his daily appearance at 11: 00h, through social networks, on the evolution of the situation created by the Coronavirus in the municipality, José Miguel Luengo reported that from 00:00 to 07:00 they were registered in San Javier 40 liters per square meter, exceeding the official forecasts of 20-25 liters per square meter.
At 07:30 the yellow warning changed to orange until 3:00 p.m. due to rains that could reach 100 liters per square meter.
Until now, the accumulation of water has forced the following streets and roads in the municipality of San Javier to close from the early morning:
F-34 road (direction old airport)
Miguel Ángel Blanco Avenue including the Mercedes dealer roundabout
Spanish Aviation Avenue (between Local Police and Cuatro Picos)
Calle Maestre y Olivar in the sections that cross the Rambla de Macodesa.
The parallel to the boulevard, Jabalina street remains open
F24 at the height of Riegos Ruiz (access AP-7 by CC Dos Mares)
Avda. Los Pozuelos (near La Tejera)
Pinatar Avenue in front of CC Dos Mares
The mayor pointed out that from now on it will be time to assess the possible damage caused by the rain and try to take on the corresponding repairs, although he asked the residents for an understanding of the situation created by COVID-19 and current needs, such as disinfection efforts. public that will resume after the rains.
In relation to the evolution of the situation generated by COVID-19, the mayor of San Javier warned that "in the next few days the situation may worsen" and asked to continue to increase sanitary measures and social isolation in the face of a probable increase in cases confirmed in the Region of Murcia.
In this regard, he reported that currently a total of 45 people are confined to their homes, in the municipality of San Javier, with health monitoring for possible positive in Coronavirus.
Luengo appealed to the responsibility of the neighbors so that they do not leave the house or take extreme security measures in the event that they have to leave their home for work.
The mayor took the opportunity to answer some of the questions thrown by the neighbors on social networks.
Regarding concerns about caring for the elderly, he recalled that the home help, telecare or dependency service continues to function as it has been until now, with a reinforcement for the supply of food and medicine.
In addition, a service has been made available for the elderly or those with mobility problems who do not have this service and need help with household supplies, by phone 968190782, from 09:00 to 14:00 and from 661561455 in the remaining hours. .
The mayor recalled that in order not to saturate the service, you can also go to numerous food stores that have created a home delivery service for purchases that is also very helpful during confinement.
Regarding the homemade masks, he pointed out that there are 300 volunteers manufacturing masks that will be previously disinfected in coordination with the Los Arcos hospital, and recalled that although they are not approved masks, they serve as a barrier against the virus in public areas.
The mayor, José Miguel Luengo also clarified that the disinfection that has been carried out for days, will continue to be carried out in public places selected for their social and health utility in busier areas these days such as pharmacies, supermarkets, and also in senior centers.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Javier