Covid, even Caltanissetta in alarm, Gambino calls Sileri

The Mayor has asked the Undersecretary of Health for an extraordinary intervention. The Nissene schools will not reopen. Outbreak in an institute in Ragusa, the mayor Cassì suspends activities

“I called the Undersecretary of Health Pierpaolo Sileri asking for an extraordinary intervention by the national government for Caltanissetta”.

This was said by the mayor of Nisseno Roberto Gambino announcing that he will ask for the extension of the red zone, currently in force in the city.

“We have received the data from the ASP – he said – and the contagion index is 0.43%. The most worrying thing is that the red zone established three weeks ago has produced no effects and the infections continue to increase ”.

Last night the mayor of Caltanissetta reunited the Coc (Municipal Operational Center) and the health director of the ASP, Marcella Santino, provided the latest data on the situation, “which led us to the decision to keep the schools closed from tomorrow to day 14 “.

Gambino stressed that a further concern derives from the fact that eighty percent of the infected have contracted the so-called “English variant”.

“I am asking for these measures reluctantly – declared Gambino – because it is clear that they are going to limit freedom. And I will attend the traders’ demonstration because I agree with them. But there is something wrong: it is incredible that, despite the shops are closed, infections continue to increase. Perhaps the measures are not suitable and probably the solution is the lockdown. We will hear from Sileri ”.

Ragusa, Cassì closes the school

Meanwhile, the mayor of Ragusa, Giuseppe Cassì, by order has suspended all teaching activities in presence in the state school “Mariele Ventre”, in the period between tomorrow and next April 9th.

The decision of the mayor was made after the ascertainment of an outbreak in the institute to ensure the isolation and correct tracking of Covid positive subjects and to ensure the sanitation of school environments.

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