| Public places can be used as a passage or transit area , but not meetings and social gatherings | "The new sacrifice of the hotel industry will not be effective, if people are not responsible and do not limit outings to the essentials during these fifteen days, avoiding social relations outside our stable group, to reduce contagion and shorten the time of this tough health, economic and social crisis ", said the mayor José Francisco García has participated with those responsible for Health Area IV in a public appearance in which all health reinforcements and the incidence of the pandemic in the municipality have been reported, with 270 active cases in Caravaca, 19 in districts and 19 Northwest income The private facilities of the Nursing Home are medicalized and run by the Corecaas rapid intervention group of the Murcian Health Service and Northwest Health Area IV, with the support of the center's own staff The Caravaca de la Cruz City Council issues a Mayor's Office ruling in which the presence of groups of people in parks and public squares is restricted, and they can be used as a passage or transit area, but not for meetings and social gatherings.
This limitation will remain in force for the duration of the period of temporary closure of bars and restaurants decreed by the Regional Administration within the extraordinary measures to stop the advance of the pandemic. "This new sacrifice of the hospitality industry would be of no use - a sector to which I show all my support - if people continue to concentrate in public spaces, without maintaining a safety distance and being, in addition, places where behaviors that carry a high contagion risk can occur with the removal of a mask, such as the consumption of food or beverages.
Restrictive measures must be accompanied by responsible social behavior, collaborating and reducing departures to the essentials ", highlighted the mayor, José Francisco García, during the press conference offered at the Northwest Regional Hospital, together with the manager of Area IV, Mercedes Barba, accompanied by the Councilor for Health, Mónica Sánchez; the Director of Management, Francisco Giménez, and the Director of Nursing, Mercedes Gómez. The mayor has asked for maximum citizen collaboration, while thanking "the people of Caravaca for the effort, perseverance and patience required by this serious and unprecedented situation in our recent history." In this sense, García added that "we cannot forget that it is something as important as saving lives, avoiding the collapse of the health system and reducing infections to reduce, at the same time, the strong impact of the social crisis and economic ". For her part, the manager of Northwest Health Area IV, Mercedes Barba, stated that "the data on the evolution of the pandemic show that age is not a vaccine against coronavirus and that we must improve awareness and behavior.
If we do so well, in the end we will come out of this well.
From the health sector we urgently ask for it ". The experts of the Covid-19 Monitoring Committee of the Region of Murcia warned of the possible collapse of the health system within a period of ten days, of continuing with a trend close to a thousand cases a day and asked the municipalities to avoid, as far as where possible, social gatherings in public spaces, which is why this Band has been launched to the public, in which the obligation to comply with current regulations, both national and regional, is also recalled to stop the spread of the coronavirus, with measures such as the perimeter closure of the municipality and the limitation of movement from 23:00 to 06:00 hours. Health situation and means reinforcement in Hospital, Health Center and Residence for the Elderly The manager of Health Area IV, Mercedes Barba, has offered detailed information on the special device and the health action protocol that is currently underway, with a reinforcement of human and material resources, including the incorporation of the figure of the school nurse or the hiring of 15 nurses and 30 nursing assistants, among other measures, which, for the moment, allow surgical activity and have the internal medicine area dedicated to the treatment and due isolation of patients with COVID-19. According to statistical data this morning, Friday November 6, in the municipality of Caravaca de la Cruz there are 289 affected and a total of 19 admissions to the Northwest Regional Hospital.
Within this figure, there are the 46 users and the 3 nuns of the outbreak detected on Thursday of last week in the Residence for the Elderly of the Santísima and Vera Cruz, the last provisional figure, as they are subjected to periodic PCR tests and it is expected to increase. The private facilities of the Nursing Home are medicalized and directed by the Corecaas rapid intervention group of the Murcian Health Service, in coordination with the management of Northwest Health Area IV, which is gradually assuming the health management of the center with the incorporation of own personnel and of the contracted reinforcements.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Caravaca de la Cruz