The two active family outbreaks in A Guarda leave 12 positive for Covid-19, three more than yesterday. To avoid possible consequences in risk groups, while carrying out a screening and the necessary tests, the Department of Health has decided to increase the restrictions in residences for the elderly (visitors are not accepted in the Santa Tecla) and day center to other social health centers such as that of San Xerome Emiliani, which will close for 15 days.
In addition, the association Hazelnut will suspend, for the next fortnight, group care, maintaining the service of previous appointments and telephone attention. In turn, it will take the necessary preventive measures in the protected apartment that it manages. He club of the Third Age, which had planned to reopen its doors on September 1, delays this reopening by 15 days.
Also, a private center affected by a positive, the DivierTT playroom, activated the protocol by the Xunta to perform the PCR test on all the people who could have direct contact with this positive, the children and the group monitor. It will also remain closed for fifteen days.
From the council of A Guarda they want transmit a message of tranquility to the general population indicating that the necessary is being done to track and control the outbreaks. Ask to take the recommended preventive measures to avoid its spread: social distance, hand hygiene and use of a mask.