| And announces that all the necessary measures will be adopted to stop possible infections | Diego José Mateos has requested "speed and transparency on the part of the competent authorities in the matter, on the part of the Autonomous Community, when it comes to sending us any type of information to be able to transmit the news to our population".The mayor of Lorca, Diego José Mateos, has reported on the news from the Ministry of Health regarding Covid-19 data in the municipality.Mateos explained that "the Ministry of Health of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, the competent authority in health, sent more information about the Covid-19 data in our town late yesterday afternoon and confirmed the outbreak in Lorca, since its technical definition supposes the appearance of three or more cases in a specific focus and this situation is confirmed "."During yesterday the figures were changing, in the morning the data were maintained, those 16 infections; in the early afternoon we were informed of three other positives, with which we are talking about a total of 19 confirmed cases and, late at night, we received the news that 10 of these contagions were linked to two entertainment venues, 'La Confitería' and 'Lorca Plaza', and this outbreak of coronavirus linked to the leisure".The First Edil has detailed that "as of today, at 11:30 am on Wednesday, July 29, the authority in command, the Ministry of Health of the Region of Murcia, maintains those 19 positive cases in Lorca and, now, we are waiting for the data from the last 24 hours to be communicated to us.
""From the City of Lorca we continue to be at the disposal of the single health command of the Autonomous Community, since it is the regional government that receives the data on infections and who establishes the measures to be adopted.
We continue to make available to the regional government and the Ministry Health all available municipal resources, both human and material, to carry out all necessary measures and thus quickly stop this outbreak of infections.
"The Mayor of Lorca has indicated that "we have asked that the hours of the 'Punto Covid', located in the hamlet of El Campillo, be intensified and will provide service in the morning and afternoon during these next few days, remembering that for the realization of the You must make an appointment by appointment and you can do it by phone, either by calling 900 12 12 12 or by calling the corresponding Health Center, or through the internet, accessing the Murcian health service website https: // www.
murciasalud.es/ "."As many tests as necessary will be carried out, therefore, all those who have been in the affected premises or have had any contact with possible affected persons must undergo the test and, in the meantime, must comply with the quarantine until the try and get the result.
"Diego José Mateos has continued to insist "that security measures must be complied with: the use of masks, hand hygiene and respect for social distancing and, from the Lorca council, we will continue to maintain precautionary measures, closing social venues, parks and gardens, sports courts as well as the suspension of cultural, sports and tourist events and the disinfection of especially sensitive spaces.
""We have to be aware of the situation, many more tests are being carried out, more cases will appear, but the important thing is to locate those affected to control contacts, avoid an increase in infections that does not force us to have to adopt new restrictive measures."Mateos has asked for "speed and transparency by the competent authorities in the matter, by the Autonomous Community, when it comes to sending us any type of information in order to transmit the news to our population, through all available channels from the City of Lorca, so that our neighbors are informed at all times to ensure the safety and tranquility of everyone.
"The Mayor of Lorca has once again made an "appeal to individual responsibility and serenity, since Lorca's trade and hospitality are safe.
We are talking about a very specific, localized case that has already been isolated and measures have been taken for We should not stigmatize an entire sector for a single case and we hope that all the circumstances surrounding this outbreak will be clarified.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca