The national government on Thursday extended until December 31 Health emergencies in the context of the Coronavirus pandemic. The decree was published in the Official Gazette.
The government of Alberto Fernandez declared a state of health emergency on March 12, 2020 for a period of one year, and it will be fulfilled on Friday.
At the time, the decree authorized the Ministry of Health “in its executive capacity” for the state of emergency. With the extension scheduled for Thursday, the government will extend the state of emergency in the country until the end of the year. This way, the procedure will be in effect for 22 months.The national government decided to extend the state of health emergency until the end of the year (Photo: EFE)
What does the new decree say
The new Decree of Necessity and Urgent (DNU), published Thursday afternoon in the Official Gazette, stated that “during the period that has elapsed since the beginning of the policies in place to protect the health of the population, no, it has only improved the capacity of care in the health system and increased access to essential supplies and equipment At the same time, however, it implemented measures to mitigate the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition, in the decree, the government again recommended “imposing restrictions on travel to or from the affected areas and from or to the affected areas most at risk, while giving intervention to the competent authorities to implement them.”
It also allowed “the appointment of former employees, retired or retired employees, and their temporary exemption from the incompatibility system in force in the public administration.”
Measure provided “to demonstrate, in the face of a critical epidemiological health situation, provisional enrollment in the specialization and / or certification scheme for those whose certification process has not been completed, or re-verification of title, bachelor’s, postgraduate or postgraduate health sciences, intervention Advance from the Ministry of Health and with certification of the competencies responsible for health care institutions that require it, “the decree added.
The summary also indicated that the Ministry of Health may recommend stopping or reducing the frequencies of international transport services for passengers on air, sea, river and land routes, as well as suspending destinations, with the intervention of the competent authorities to implement them.
In this context, the government decided to reduce flights to and from the airport, as of Saturday Brazil, the United States and the European Union And at least six countries to prevent entry New strains COVID-19 into the country. From that way And it will reduce 20 percent of flights to Brazil, Mexico and Europe, 10 percent to the United States and 30 percent to and from Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and Peru.