Update 5:45 p.m.
The Châteaubernard aquatic center did not open on Tuesday, March 10 “Due to the prevention of coronavirus“, indicates a placard on the portal. The complex should have opened to the public at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The reason: this weekend in Charente-Maritime, during a rest day, an X’eau agent was in the same space as a person diagnosed positive at Covid-19 Monday March 9 and now confined . There has been no physical contact and the water agent is currently symptom-free, says agglo.
Grand Cognac services have chosen not to open the water, pending instructions from the Regional Health Agency (ARS).
These arrived on Tuesday afternoon and allow the site to reopen on Wednesday.
“The ARS has assessed the situation and considers that the presence of the agent does not represent a risk, do we explain to Grand Cognac. He has no symptoms and has had no physical contact during the two hours he spent in the same space [qu’une personne malade]. He is not under confinement and can return to work. We had taken a drastic step. “
During the closure, the entire site was cleaned.