Canada Covid-19: Confusion in Madrid around the announcement of targeted lockdowns

15:43  17 september  2020
15:43  17 september  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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L’évocation de confinements ciblés a semé le trouble à Madrid, en Espagne (photo d’illustration). © MARTIN DIVISEK / EPA The mention of targeted lockdowns has caused unrest in Madrid, Spain (photo illustration).

While the authorities announced the possibility of targeted lockdowns on Wednesday, they backed down on Thursday.

The regional authorities of Madrid, epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain , backed down on Thursday, after the announcement the day before of targeted containments to come in areas with the highest increases of cases of coronavirus .

Antonio Zapatero, number two of the regional health authorities of Madrid, had mentioned, Wednesday, September 16, to the press an "confinement by health zones" - on which each patient depends in his district or his city - " having the greatest incidence ” of new cases compared to their population.

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The word confinement "generates anxiety"

These words immediately raised concern in neighborhoods to the south of the capital and neighboring towns likely to be affected. These neighborhoods and cities are characterized by very high population density and low income.

But on Thursday, the head of Justice for the Autonomous Region of Madrid, Enrique Lopez, acknowledged that the word confinement "generates anxiety" and stressed that the regional government only plans to "reduce mobility and contacts ”, but without strictly confining the population.

"We must send out a message of calm," added during an interview with Onda Cero radio.

The regional health "ministry" told AFP that a press conference would be held on Friday to announce new measures to take effect between Saturday and Monday to curb the spread of the virus.

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