Governor Clara Luz Roldán announced that she will sign a decree prohibiting massive events in Valle del Cauca (Cali) and will modify the administrative hours of the different dependencies of the Interior, in order to avoid crowds and thus prevent possible infections of the coronavirus.
The announcement was made the National Government declared a health emergency in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic that already affects more than 131,000 people worldwide.
Among the provisions that will be adopted from the Valle del Cauca Departmental Administration is a management protocol for the industrial and banking sectors, as well as for educational centers, so that they know how to act during the health emergency.
“We have just finished the face-to-face meetings, the conferences, and we are organizing a new style of work. We are going to organize some intermediate days, where we can do a lot of teleworking to decrease contact between each other,” said María Cristina Lesmes, Secretary of Health of the Valle.
“For us it is a tranquility to listen to the President because it was what was being done in Valle del Cauca,” added Lesmes, who also indicated that in the geriatric homes of the department there will be a restriction on visits, to protect this population with a propensity to see themselves. affected by the coronavirus.
The local government in Cali has set up telephone number 620 6819 to attend to suspected cases of coronavirus.