Former Santa Fe Governor Miguel Lifschitz was transferred to an intensive care ward for coronavirus. Doctors who treat the leader of the Socialist Party (PS) reported this Wednesday that he is “stable.” Last Monday he had been admitted to Rosario to check his health in relation to the new disease.
Spokesmen for the president of the Chamber of Deputies of the province remarked that it is “in good general condition.” Regarding the treatment, they detailed that the decision of the specialists aims to “have a greater control of its evolution“and” increase therapeutic supports. “The legislator has been hospitalized for three days since he went to undergo a series of examinations.
Lifschitz is 65 years old and had been isolated for more than a week, when he began to notice the first symptoms of COVID-19. On April 11, he reported through social networks that the corresponding test had been positive and anticipated that he would continue to be quarantined at home.
The leader of the Progressive Front canceled his activities since then and was absent in the internal elections of socialism, in which his sector celebrated the victory of Mónica Fein as the new president at the national level. Last Sunday he published a message to congratulate the former mayor of Rosario and even shared with her a meeting by videoconference after the closing of tables in 16 provinces.
The following day, the situation of the provincial deputy changed from the request of his doctors to carry out a series of studies in a private sanatorium. Until then, he had been frequently monitored at his home, but they chose to admit him after analyzing the results. At that time, they took him to a general care room and the first medical report gave an account of a “picture of pulmonary compromise“Compatible with COVID-19.
On Tuesday, spokesmen for the former governor reported that he was “responding favorably” to treatment at the hospital and now resolved to continuously monitor his condition. Until the time of your diagnosis, had not received the coronavirus vaccine and he had not been infected previously.
During the last weeks, Lifschitz had an active role in the campaign of the PS to support his successor at the head of the Municipality of Rosario in 2011. Although he currently holds the presidency of the lower house in the Santa Fe Legislature, to earlier in the year he had admitted interest in being candidate for national senator in the next elections. In that instance, he also ruled out a rapprochement with the PRO, something that many of his members of the Radical Civic Union (UCR) have been promoting in order to defeat Peronism at the polls.
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