The mayor of San Javier José Miguel Luengo reported today that in Health Area VIII, which includes San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar, Los Alcázares and Torre Pacheco, there are a total of 458 possible cases of people infected with COVID-19.
Regarding the municipality of San Javier, more than 40 people remain in a quarantine monitored at home for symptoms compatible with the virus infection.
All of them are awaiting a test that could be carried out in the next few hours since the available rapid tests have been prioritized in the most affected areas of Spain, explained the mayor, who added that today they are expected to start reaching the Region of Murcia.
José Miguel Luengo insisted on the need to take extreme measures and respect social isolation.
"We cannot be trusted because we are on the upward curve," said the mayor of San Javier in relation to the growth of confirmed cases expected both in the Mar Menor area and in the entire Region of Murcia.
Luengo also informed that at the moment the situation in three of the four nursing homes in the municipality, which host 200 people, with whom he had previously contacted, is normal within the exceptional, and praised the commitment and vocation of the staff who have decided to pass the state of alarm in their own residences with the elderly they serve.
Regarding the dining room scholarships for children, he stated "that no child will be left without their scholarship" and explained that through the collaboration of the Department of Social Rights, the Autonomous Community and the educational centers, the scholarship will be transferred to families at the rate of â‚¬ 5.20 per child, per day.
Luengo took the opportunity to remember the unique Pediatrics telephone number, 607 750 113, which should be called for any pediatric problem to avoid displacement, and recalled the service offered by the VOADES association in the municipality, for psychological help for people who may need it, telephones 968 97 02 73/910285311
The mayor, José Miguel Luengo, offered his appearance on the incidents of the Coronavirus in the municipality, which he carries out every day at 11am through the municipal social networks and YouTube channel, accompanied by the councilor for Public Services, María Dolores Ruiz who made balance of the effects of the rains of the last hours that "fortunately have not caused great damage".
Ruiz explained that after taking preventive measures such as placing sandbags at critical points and cleaning channels and scuppers, the fallen rain, which came to touch 100 liters per square meter accumulated in 12 hours, has generated dragging and mud in specific areas that are already being cleaned by the public services, without considerable damage, as was verified in the inspection carried out this morning by the public services in the municipality.
The rain knocked down three trees in Roda, General Bautista Street and Miguel Ángel Blanco Avenue, which have already been removed.
María Dolores Ruiz added that after the rain disinfection work is resumed in the busiest areas such as supermarkets, pharmacies, senior centers, health centers, and gas stations, among others, and announced the incorporation of the parking areas of Each supermarket will also be disinfected four times a week.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Javier