Contagions on the rise in Caltanissetta, councilor Scalia: “Merchants and children the most damaged in the city”

Editorial board
06 April 2021 14:45

I agree with the measures announced by our mayor and the request for an extension of the red zone in order to contain the spread of the virus in our territory. Today the local epidemiological situation is in fact very serious and something is not working properly. The subjects most penalized by the spread of the virus are certainly the traders, who have suffered continuous closures for over a year, and the children, deprived for too long of their right to play and to socialize.
I believe that to get out of this situation we must all understand that, beyond the leicity in the movements guaranteed by the various regulatory measures, we can only do it with a great sense of responsibility and civic sense. For example, too many times I have been told of people who bypass the rules or who go shopping every day, even several times a day to be able to leave the house. These are the attitudes to avoid that penalize everyone, especially those who have been deprived of the right to work for over a year.
I am close to all the traders and I believe that the only solution is a total closure of 15 days in our municipality in order to be able to leave safely all together. I also believe that any reopening must involve all economic activities, without distinction between them, as they are all important for our economy. I also hope that the government will act immediately with appropriate relief for the damage suffered over a year of closures which, as we can well imagine, are enormous.
As for children and schools, as a mother, I believe that a very short and safe reopening of intentions is essential as the reopening of schools represents a first step towards normality. To this end, I appeal to all citizens, including myself, so that, in addition to compliance with the rules, common sense always prevails in our actions in order to get out of this emergency situation as soon as possible in a cohesive manner and with a renewed civic sense.

I agree with the measures announced by our mayor and the request for an extension of the red zone in order to contain the spread of the virus in our territory. Today the local epidemiological situation is in fact very serious and something is not working properly. The subjects most penalized by the spread of the virus are certainly the traders, who have suffered continuous closures for over a year, and the children, deprived for too long of their right to play and to socialize.

I believe that in order to get out of this situation we must all understand that, beyond the leicity in the movements guaranteed by the various regulatory measures, we can only do it with a great sense of responsibility and civic sense. For example, too many times I have been told of people who bypass the rules or who go shopping every day, even several times a day to be able to leave the house. These are the attitudes to avoid that penalize everyone, especially those who have been deprived of the right to work for over a year.

I am close to all the traders and I believe that the only solution is a total closure of 15 days in our municipality in order to be able to leave safely all together. I also believe that any reopening must involve all economic activities, without distinction between them, as they are all important for our economy. I also hope that the government will act immediately with appropriate relief for the damage suffered over a year of closures which, as we can well imagine, are enormous.

As for children and schools, as a mother, I believe that a very short and safe reopening of intentions is essential as the reopening of schools represents a first step towards normalcy. To this end, I appeal to all citizens, including myself, so that in addition to compliance with the rules, common sense always prevails in our actions in order to get out of this emergency situation as soon as possible in a cohesive manner and with a renewed civic sense.

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