On the morning of this Wednesday, September 16, Madrid’s community has announced new measures with which curb the high level of coronavirus infections of the last few weeks. At a press appearance, the Deputy Minister of Public Health, Antonion Zapatero, has confirmed that one of these measures could be to confine by basic health zones.
A movement that, according to reports SER string, has taken by surprise Isabel Díaz Ayuso. The president of the community would have found out about this decision through a WhatsApp message. At this time it is unknown whether Ayuso supports these selective confinements or not.
No decision until Friday
Given the commotion caused by the statements of the Madrid vice-minister, the Government team has clarified to the SER that there is still no decision made and that it will be on Friday when the measures to be applied are decided.
The same sources assure that In today’s Governing Council, no confinement scenarios were foreseen, so until Friday no decision will be made in this regard. And finally, the press conference convened at the end of the Governing Council has been suspended on the fly, without giving any kind of explanation.
In the Madrid community website ensured that, after the Council meeting, “It will inform of the agreements adopted in an appearance through the Zoom app”.