Epuyén Mayor Antonio Reato reported that after the Hantavirus outbreak, most of the restrictive measures were lifted for its citizens. In addition, he referred to the "health, social and economic" effects of the disease.
Thus, Resolution 007/2019 will be amended to make the conditions imposed at the beginning of January more flexible. Before the outbreak of the virus, the Epuyén authorities solved the "suspension of all group activities for forty days in a row".
On the other hand, Reato said that there would be control over places without ventilation: "We will provide minimum care in enclosed areas for about 10 days, until mid-February, because if we achieve as much as we will not expect a little longer".
"Hanta's question is improving," said the mayor, and the situation is hopeful because you notice it on the street, in the shops, in the supermarket, especially since there are no more patients with intensive care since the end. week, many stand out from selective isolation and will be very little for the next week. "
On the other hand, Reato complained about the illness caused by the disease: "The impact was first on health, then on social and ultimately economic, because it affected tourism, which is an important source of income for us and the region as a whole." "The ball hit us completely," he concluded.
After an outbreak that was declared in early December, Chubut confirmed 31 cases of hantavirus. 11 people died due to prolonged mouse disease.