Several Communities ask their inhabitants for “self-confinement” after the Government’s refusal to complete a shutdown

The autonomous governments of Andalusia, Murcia, Castilla y León and Asturias have already demanded that the central Executive consider the necessary tools to decree, if applicable, a house confinement in the territories before the exponential increase in cases of coronavirus.

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The current state of alarm that governs the country until the month of May does not include the tools necessary to apply this home confinementor, therefore, these autonomies, three governed by the PP-Cs coalition and one by the PSOE, have already demanded that the Government consider the possibility of modifying this decree and give the Communities the possibility of confining the population if it occurs. the case.

However, eThe Government still ruled out a total confinement and he argues that the measures that the CC AA are taking are sufficient to bend the curve.

Various communities call for self-confinement

Given the refusal of the Executive of Pedro Sánchez, the Autonomies they have called its inhabitants to confine themselves. Andalusia, which has been the first community to claim total confinement, has asked Andalusians to confine themselves. The vice president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juan Marín, stressed this Thursday that “we should all be aware of the seriousness of the moment”, due to the “explosive” increase in coronavirus infections, and self-confine, without having to wait for a government to dictate that measure.

In Asturias, the socialist president of the Principality, Adrián Barbón, has called on citizens to home self-confinement “in the face of the looming drama“for the new escalation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

It should be remembered that the Interterritorial Health Council held this Wednesday, the Minister of Health of Asturias, Pablo Fernández, demanded that the Executive the autonomous communities are granted the capacity to establish a home confinement if necessary.

So has Castile and Leon. The Minister of Health, Verónica Casado, has been demanding total confinement for days and a week ago she assured that they would apply it but “they are not allowed.” Given the refusal, Casado asked citizens this Tuesday that they confine themselves in their homes and only go out for what is essential before the “vertiginous“increase in coronavirus infections.

And then the vice president of the Junta de Castilla y León, Francisco Igea, also requested this Thursday to launch tools to order a “brief and intense” home confinement, since, as indicated, it could be necessary “in a few days” given the evolution in the number of infections.

For his part, the president of Murcia, Fernando López Miras, has recognized that home confinement is a “necessary” option that “has to be on the table” before the peak of new cases of coronavirus, for which it has asked the central Executive to make this tool available to the autonomous communities.

This Wednesday – after stricter measures are announced in the Region – the technical spokesperson of the Covid Committee, Jaime Pérez, recommended to the people “stay at home”. “interacting as little as possible is the maximum. Avoid any family and social type, outside of our partners, “begged Pérez.

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