Covid-19 | Médio Tejo adds 13 more cases, one of which at the Santa Margarida School Center (C / AUDIO)

A girl of eight who attends primary school in Santa Margarida is the most recent case of Covid-19 infection in Constância. Illustrative photo: (Reinaldo Rodrigues / Global Imagens)

The Grouping of Health Centers (ACES) of the Middle Tejo registered 13 new cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the last 24 hours, 4 of which in Torres Novas, 3 in Ourém, 2 in Abrantes, and 1 in Tomar, Alcanena, Constância and Entroncamento. One of the cases occurred at a school in Santa Margarida da Coutada, Constância, in an 8-year-old girl. With a total of 858 confirmed cases since the beginning of the pandemic, the region still has 515 people recovered from the disease (+13) and 22 deaths. Portugal now registers 13 more deaths and 2,153 infection cases related to the covid-19 pandemic.

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One of the cases reported today concerns an 8-year-old girl who attends the 1st cycle at the Centro Escolar de Santa Margarida, in the municipality of Constância, with the director of the School Group, Olga Antunes, reporting to mediotejo.net that the school, which has a total of 130 students from preschool to the 2nd cycle, immediately triggered the contingency plan and that the class, with 14 students, will stay at home next week until carrying out and knowing the results of the tests at the new coronavirus. Also two teachers and an assistant will stay at home until they have the test results.


Maria dos Anjos Esperança, Public Health Delegate of ACES Médio Tejo, in turn, reported an outbreak in a factory in the industrial area of ​​Abrantes, with five confirmed cases in the company Momsteel in three men and two women, with the data on the map not yet reflect these data. The contingency plan at the factory, which is working normally, has been activated, the official said yesterday. The professionals close to the infected have all been tested and the results will have been negative.

In the 11 counties of ACES Médio Tejo, with a total of 858 confirmed cases (+13), Ourém has 209 positive cases (+3), Tomar has 183 (+1), Entroncamento 170 (+1), Torres Novas 103 (+ 4), Abrantes 83 (+2), Mação 44, Alcanena 30 (+1), Vila Nova da Barquinha now has 15, Ferreira do Zêzere 9 and Constância 8 (+1). Sardoal has 4 confirmed cases.

At ACES Médio Tejo, Entroncamento today has 47 people under active surveillance, followed by Torres Novas (41), Ourém (37), Abrantes and Tomar (29), Alcanena (13), Constância (10), Vila Nova da Barquinha and Ferreira do Zêzere (4), Mação and Sardoal (2).

Today, this ACES registers an accumulated total of 858 infected people (+13), 515 recovered (+13), 218 people under active surveillance (+3) and 22 deaths (-).

At ACES in Pinhal Interior Sul, Vila de Rei has had a case of infection since the beginning of the pandemic. Sertã has an accumulated total of 36 confirmed cases, of which 19 people are recovered from the disease and 17 cases remain active.

With about 250 thousand inhabitants, the 13 municipalities of the Middle Tejo today add up to a total of 895 confirmed cases of infection by the new coronavirus (858 in ACES Médio Tejo and 37 in ACES Pinhal Interior Sul), 534 people recovered (515 in ACES Médio Tejo , 18 in Sertã and 1 in Vila de Rei) and 22 deaths.

In all 13 municipalities of the Middle Tejo, there are 729 cases of infection registered in the post-confinement period, 580 more than those reported in the initial phase of containment of the disease.

In Alto Alentejo, Gavião registered in August the only nine cases of covid-19. Ponte de Sor has a cumulative total of 25 positive cases. At least five of the cases relate to people who do not reside in the municipality and who have not updated their tax residency, so the municipality only refers to the occurrence of 20 cases.

Lezíria do Tejo, in turn, has an accumulated total of 1264 patients, of which 489 cases in the municipality of Santarém, according to data from the Regional Network. Chamusca has a total of 37 confirmed cases, including one death, and Golegã records 37 infections. The Lezíria region has 39 deaths, 24 of them in Santarém.

The Santarém district has an accumulated total of 2102 cases (1264 in Lezíria do Tejo and 858 in ACES Médio Tejo), and a total of 61 deaths (39 in Lezíria and 22 in ACES Médio Tejo). Lezíria do Tejo has a total of 960 recovered patients and ACES Médio Tejo has 515, which gives a total of 1475 people recovered from the virus.

Covid-19 | Portugal registers 13 more dead and 2,153 infected

Portugal registers 13 more deaths and 2,153 cases of infection related to the pandemic of covid-19, said today the Directorate-General for Health (DGS). According to the latest bulletin, released today, since the beginning of the pandemic Portugal has accounted for 98,055 confirmed cases and 2,162 deaths.

In surveillance, 52,543 contacts remain, 759 more than in the data revealed on Friday. The data released today reveal even more 1,853 recovered cases, making a total of 57,919. Portugal has 37,974 active cases, 287 more than on Friday.

By region, the North has 38,281 confirmed cases, an increase of 1,124 cases compared to Friday, and 950 deaths, six more than the previous day. Lisbon and Vale do Tejo, in turn, have 47,027 confirmed cases, 781 more than the previous day, and five more deaths, totaling 871.

The Center has 149 more confirmed cases to 7,983 and deaths remain unchanged at 277. Alentejo accounts for 1,956 confirmed cases, equivalent to an increase of 42 cases compared to Friday, and 27 deaths, plus one.

The Algarve region has now reported 2,171 cases, which translates into an increase of 47 cases, and 22 deaths, one more than the previous day. Madeira remains without registering deaths and has three more confirmed cases, totaling 320, while the Azores added seven more cases, accounting for 317, and the number of deaths has not changed, thus continuing at 15.

In turn, 1,014 people are in hospital, one less than on Friday. 148 patients are admitted to intensive care units, four more than the previous day. Of the total confirmed cases, 53,433 are women and 44,622 men. The new coronavirus has already killed 1,087 men and 1,075 women in Portugal.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed more than 1.1 million deaths and over 39.3 million cases of infection worldwide, according to a report by the French agency AFP.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December 2019 in Wuhan, a city in central China.

After Europe succeeded China as the center of the pandemic in February, the American continent is now the one with the most confirmed cases and the most deaths.

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On video | The ‘Paths’ to strengthen the health system in Barranquilla

Guaranteeing timely and quality medical care for Barranquilla residents has become the Primary objective of the District with the process of modernization of the public health network, which continues to advance and plans to benefit more than 170 thousand citizens with new hospital projects.

Since 2008, the district administration has been working to build a solid health model, which has been cataloged repeatedly as one of the most successful in the national territory.

Although the health emergency due to Covid-19 was a huge challenge for the hospital infrastructure of the capital of the Atlantic, in the Development Plan ‘I am Barranquilla’, that governs the period 2020-2023, a series of actions were contemplated so that citizens have a timely and adequate response to your health requirements.

“We want the health of Barranquilla to continue its unstoppable march, that is why we are providing them with all the professional capacity so that care is timely and without access barriers. It is our main objective, guarantee comprehensive insurance, minimize the risks of becoming ill and provide quality health programs to all“Said the mayor Jaime Pumarejo Heins.

He was emphatic in stating that in this new stage they will bet on “turn the health system upside down, moving to a much more preventive health, with doctors in charge of specific populations ”.

The district president also stressed that the “robustness” in health services continues to grow, which directly impacts on the quality of life of Barranquilla and the Caribbean region.

“The public hospital network has been and will continue to be a national management model, where the resources obtained by the Prohospitales level 1 and 2 stamp are invested in providing efficiently and transparently to the more than 600 thousand users of the subsidized regime, as well as to anyone who requires it because We are also a regional reference center for health care in the Caribbean”, Reiterated the president.

In turn, Humberto Mendoza, Secretary of Health of Barranquilla, He stated that the district network model has provided “mobilization guarantees” to more than 19 thousand users, guaranteeing that “there are no barriers to access” to said services.

The official also expressed that the great challenge for the public network is strengthen the preventive medicine model to detect patients in time who have diseases that may pose risks to their life.

“In the city we have a network model that allows patients to access medium and high complexity services without authorizing systems limiting quality and care. That we will follow reinforcing to provide greater guarantees to citizens”, He added.

According to figures from the Mayor’s Office, accessibility to health increased 15 times between 2007 and 2018. It is expected that this year it will increase with the start-up of facilities such as the Camino Ciudadela 20 de Julio and Paso Galán.

For next year, this indicator will continue to grow, taking into account that the works of the New Barranquilla and Nazareth Roads will be delivered, which are ahead in two important sectors of the city.

Mayor Pumarejo has been making visits to these spaces to verify the progress of the works, taking into account that they were detained for a period due to the pandemic and currently not all the workers have been able to reintegrate, in order to comply with the corresponding regulations.

“We continue to grow with this new offer that adds to a solid network that is providing quality services to Barranquilla residents, showing that it is possible, as we have said for so long, to have quality, sustainable public health that continue to be a source of pride for each of us”Pumarejo said during one of those tours.

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The ‘Paths’ to strengthen the health system in Barranquilla

Guaranteeing timely and quality medical care for Barranquilla residents has become the primary objective of the District with the modernization process of the public health network, which continues to advance and plans to benefit more than 170 thousand citizens with new hospital projects.

Since 2008, the district administration has been working to build a solid health model, which has been repeatedly classified as one of the most successful in the national territory.

Although the health emergency caused by Covid-19 was a huge challenge for the hospital infrastructure of the Atlantic capital, in the Development Plan ‘I am Barranquilla’, which is valid for the period 2020-2023, a series of actions were contemplated so that citizens have a timely and adequate response to their health requirements.

“We want the health of Barranquilla to continue its unstoppable march, that is why we are providing them with all the professional capacity so that care is timely and without access barriers. It is our main objective, to guarantee comprehensive insurance for them, minimize the risks of getting sick and provide quality health programs for all, ”said Mayor Jaime Pumarejo Heins.

He was emphatic in stating that in this new stage they will bet on “turning the health system upside down, moving to much more preventive health, with doctors in charge of specific populations.”

The district president also highlighted that the “robustness” in health services continues to grow, which has a direct impact on the quality of life of Barranquilla and the Caribbean region.

“The public hospital network has been and will continue to be a national management model, where the resources obtained by the Prohospitales level 1 and 2 stamp are invested in providing efficiently and transparently to the more than 600 thousand users of the subsidized regime, as well as to anyone who requires it because we are also a regional reference center in health care in the Caribbean, “reiterated the president.

In turn, Humberto Mendoza, Barranquilla’s Secretary of Health, stated that the district network model has provided “mobilization guarantees” to more than 19 thousand users, guaranteeing that “there are no barriers to access” to these services.

The official also said that the great challenge for the public network is to strengthen the preventive medicine model to detect patients with diseases that may pose risks to their lives in time.

“In the city we have a network model that allows patients to access medium and high complexity services without authorizing systems limiting quality and care. We are going to continue strengthening that to provide greater guarantees to citizens, ”he added.

According to the Mayor’s Office figures, health accessibility increased 15 times between 2007 and 2018. It is expected that this year it will increase with the start-up of facilities such as the Camino Ciudadela 20 de Julio and Paso Galán.

For next year, this indicator will continue to grow, taking into account that the works of the New Barranquilla and Nazareth Roads will be delivered, which are being carried out in two important sectors of the city.

Mayor Pumarejo has been making visits to these spaces to verify the progress of the works, taking into account that they were detained for a period due to the pandemic and currently not all the workers have been able to reintegrate, in order to comply with the corresponding regulations.

“We continue to grow with this new offer that adds to a solid network that is providing quality services to Barranquilla residents, demonstrating that it is possible, as we have said for so long, to have quality, sustainable public health that continues to be a pride for each one of us ”, said Pumarejo during one of those tours.

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Covid-19 | ACES Médio Tejo with five new infections in Tomar, Ourém, Entroncamento and Torres Novas

ACES Médio Tejo with five new infections in Tomar, Ourém, Entroncamento and Torres Novas. Photo: DR

The Grouping of Health Centers (ACES) of Médio Tejo registered five new patients by covid-19 in the last 24 hours, two of which in Torres Novas, one in Entroncamento, one in Ourém, and another in Tomar. Today there are 270 people under active surveillance in the region, 96 of whom are in Entroncamento. Today, Portugal counts five more deaths related to covid-19 and 463 new cases of infection, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

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In the 11 counties of ACES Médio Tejo, with a total of 613 confirmed cases, Tomar registers 151 positive cases, Ourém has 133, Entroncamento 91, Torres Novas has 77, Abrantes 73, Mação 33, Alcanena 25, Vila Nova da Barquinha 12, Ferreira do Zêzere 9, Constância 6 and Sardoal maintains 3 cases.

At ACES Médio Tejo, the municipality of Entroncamento today has 88 people under active surveillance, followed by Ourém (55), Tomar (48), Torres Novas (35), Mação (21), Abrantes (15), Alcanena (4), Ferreira do Zêzere, Sardoal and Vila Nova da Barquinha (2). The municipality of Constância is the only one without active surveillance. This ACES registers today an accumulated total of 613 infected people (+5), 447 recovered (-), 270 people under active surveillance (-2) and 17 deaths (-).

With about 250 thousand inhabitants, the 13 municipalities of the Middle Tejo today add up to a total of 642 (+15) confirmed cases of infection by the new coronavirus (613 in ACES Médio Tejo and 29 in ACES Pinhal Interior Sul), 457 people recovered (- ) and 17 deaths (-).

At ACES in Pinhal Interior Sul, Vila de Rei has had a case of infection since the beginning of the pandemic. Sertã has an accumulated total of 28 confirmed cases.

Across the 13 municipalities of the Middle Tejo, there are 482 cases of infection recorded in the post-confinement period, 333 more than those reported in the initial phase of containment of the disease.

In Alto Alentejo, Gavião registered in August the only nine cases of covid-19. Ponte de Sor has an accumulated total of 23 positive cases (+1). At least five of the cases relate to people who do not reside in the municipality and who have not updated their tax residency, so the municipality only reports the occurrence of 18 cases.

Lezíria do Tejo, in turn, has an accumulated total of 973 patients (+11), of which 372 cases in the municipality of Santarém (+3), according to data from the Regional Network. Today, Chamusca has a total of 21 patients (+1), including one death to be regretted, and Golegã has a total of 18 infections (+3) * data being updated due to the outbreak at the Mendes Godinho factory. The region of Lezíria registers 31 deaths, 18 of which in Santarém.

The Santarém district has an accumulated total of 1586 cases (973 in Lezíria do Tejo and 613 in ACES Médio Tejo), and a total of 48 deaths (31 in Lezíria and 17 in ACES Médio Tejo). Lezíria do Tejo has a total of 750 recovered patients (+15) and ACES Médio Tejo has 447 (+17), which gives a total of 1197 people recovered from the virus.

Portugal with five more dead and 463 new cases in the last 24 hours

Today, Portugal counts five more deaths related to covid-19 and 463 new cases of infection, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS). Since the beginning of the pandemic, Portugal has already registered 1,925 deaths and 69,663 cases of infection.

DGS indicates that three deaths were recorded in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo region and two in the North region. 40,418 contacts are under surveillance, 46 less than on Monday

The data also indicate that 546 people with covid-19 are admitted to hospitals (28 more compared to Monday), of which 70 (nine more) are in intensive care units.

In the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, where the highest number of infections occurs in the country, 198 new cases were reported, accounting for 35,641 cases of infection and 734 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

The North region now has 191 more cases, now totaling 25,099, with 877 dead. In the Centro region, there were 36 more cases, with 5,687 infections and 257 deaths recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. In Alentejo, 12 more cases of covid-19 were registered, totaling 1,352 cases and 23 dead so far. The Algarve region has today reported 21 more cases of infection, adding up to a total of 1,442 cases and 19 deaths by covid-19.

In the autonomous region of the Azores, two cases were registered in the last 24 hours, adding 254 infections and 15 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. Madeira registers three more cases, accounting for 208 infections, with no deaths to date.

In the last 24 hours, 238 patients recovered, so that 45,974 people have already overcome the infection since the beginning of the pandemic in Portugal. Confirmed cases are distributed across all age groups, with the highest number of infections between 20 and 59 years of age, with a slight highlight in the 40 to 49 age group.

In total, the new coronavirus has already affected at least 31,511 men and 38,152 women in Portugal, according to the declared cases. Of the total fatalities, 972 were men and 953 women. The largest number of deaths continues to be concentrated in people over 80 years of age.

The covid-19 pandemic has already claimed at least 965,760 deaths and more than 31.3 million cases of infection in 196 countries and territories, according to a report by the French agency AFP.

The disease is transmitted by a new coronavirus detected in late December in Wuhan, a city in central China.

After Europe succeeded China as the center of the pandemic in February, the American continent is now the one with the most confirmed cases and the most deaths.

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They open a process to give the Metropolitan stadium a commercial name

The Barranquilla mayor’s office opened an application process to participate in the auction that will give the stadium a commercial name Metropolitan Roberto Meléndez, as is the style in many parts of the world with sports venues. For example, the BBVA Bancomer stadium (Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico), Mercedes Benz Stadium (Atlanta, USA) and Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany), Hard Rock Stadium (Miami, USA), Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid) or Movistar Arena (Bogotá), among others.

The idea of ​​getting a sponsor for the ‘Metro’ was announced by the mayor of Barranquilla, Jaime Pumarejo Heins, in a visit to EL HERALDO on March 4, 2020, but it will begin to become a reality this Thursday, from 9 am, in a hearing to socialize the details of the application process. Interested companies must register at the following link: https://forms.gle/dThGKnxaVMjsCECh8

“The trade name rights It is a model under which a brand / company associates or puts its name to an event or place for a specified time in exchange for the payment of those rights. Under the protection of the advertising technique, the guardian of the sports venue allows a company to be associated with it by including its brand in the name of the venue ”, explained the mayor’s office through a statement.

“This public search marks the beginning of a major modernization project for the stadium, supported, now, with resources from a private investor”Added the official announcement.

The commercial naming rights of the Colombian soccer temple may have a national or international sponsor. The brands preselected in the application phase will be able to bid in the auction.

The District Secretary for Recreation and Sports appointed Puerta de Oro, Caribbean Development Company, to take charge of the process.

“The stadium, in this case, gains the possibility of obtaining additional income that allows its reinvestment, development and modernization, as well as expanding its recognition from the hand of a brand. The investing company, for its part, gains exposure in a place with wide media coverage, ”the statement said.

Interested companies and legal entities will find the application process here and They will have until Tuesday, September 29 at 10:00 am. to subscribe with the respective requirements.

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They extend ‘pico y cédula’ until August 31 in Barranquilla

Barranquilla continues to advance towards a new stage in the economic reopening process. Within the framework of this process, the district mayor’s office announced that the measure of ‘peak and cedula’ with even and odd numbers is maintained for the departures that citizens must necessarily make.

As stated by the District, the current schedule will be in effect until August 31. In addition, she recalled that the schedules for the practice of individual physical activity for adults between 18 and 69 years old are maintained: between 5:00 and 8:00 a.m. and between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Likewise, the district administration indicated that the restriction for the use of common spaces such as fields and games for children is maintained, despite the fact that the indicators in the city continue to register a constant improvement.

As stated by the District, the recovery rate is close to 85% and the ICU availability is 48%, while the average positivity rate is 14.3% during the last 7 days, that is, 16, 2 percentage points below the national average (30.5%).

“We continue to advance, but we cannot lower our guard. To the extent that this trend continues and we make gradual, safe and responsible reopening, we will recover the productive and social life of the city, ”said Mayor Jaime Pumarejo Heins.

New pilots

The District indicated that the Ministries of Health and the Interior authorized pilots for the practice of individual sports, as well as the operation of sports venues, gyms, cinemas and games of chance, which they will begin to review for future reopening.

In relation to the ‘Barranquilla Deportista’ plan, the practice of individual sports, nautical, tennis and athletics is contemplated, while the opening of gyms will be done with air exchange or effective ventilation.

The opening of sports fields and / or stages has been proposed in open spaces for the practice of permitted group sports, while the pilot of cinemas would be launched in open spaces (drive-in cinema).

Likewise, games of chance must comply with all capacity conditions including the review of central airs, correct air circulation and HEPA filters.

On the other hand, the national government gave endorsement to expand the pilot of restaurants, allowing their operation in terraces or closed places with air exchange or effective ventilation.

Pumarejo indicated that the construction of a plan to reactivate the tourism sector is underway in conjunction with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and the Presidential Council for Economic Affairs.

“We want to become pioneers in the reactivation of the tourism sector, focused on the potential of Barranquilla in the production chain of business and event tourism, in addition to attracting foreign investment with an export vocation, and thus be an example of resilience and good practices for resume the path of growth, “said the mayor.

Restaurant pilot balance

The district administration also delivered a positive balance on the start of the gastronomic sector pilot: the 30 restaurants registered between 40% and 80% of attendance, increased sales and a large number of reservations for this weekend.

He also explained that they have been working hand in hand with unions, businessmen and workers from other sectors to return to work in the safest way.

“We have been active in providing technical tools and support to the different activities and sectors in their reactivation process, through the District’s Entrepreneur Support Unit and with the validation and pedagogy visits of the biosafety protocols,” said the Secretary of Economic Development, Ricardo Plata Sarabia.

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Open call to intervene alleys of the Historic Center

The Barranquilla Center Management and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call to select a project that develops a comprehensive urban intervention strategy for the Historic Center of the city.

Through this recovery, the reactivation of a set of alleys is sought as meeting places, economic activity and vital nucleus of the development of the Atlantic capital, as a contribution to the revitalization and enhancement program of the Historic Center.

In this call, which will be open until September 25 and will deliver $ 5,000 in prizes, a detailed urban-architectural proposal will also be chosen for the 42C race between 30 and 33 streets, also known as ‘callejón del meao’, as an intervention Illustrative for the plot of alleys in the Historic Center.

“This contest gives the opportunity to show the cultural and architectural wealth of the Historic Center of Barranquilla. The transformation of the center is one of the flagship programs of the Mayor’s Office and this reorganization of the alleys allows us to revitalize these spaces as heritage and culturally ”, stated Angelo Cianci, manager of the Center.

The Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla stated that the urban intervention strategies and the proposals for public space that result from the competition will add to the lessons learned from previous IDB initiatives in the city.

One of them is the Program for Fiscal Strengthening and Public Investment Expenditure, which financed the improvement and construction of public spaces and urban facilities to increase the supply and quality of urban infrastructure in the capital of Atlántico.

This university contest is aimed at young people from all over Latin America through the IDB Cities Lab initiative, which seeks creative solutions and innovative ideas to urban problems in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the hands of students, university professors and young professionals from all over the region.

This exercise has the objective of serving as a seedbed and incubator for young talent in urban issues from a network of work with universities, offering direct experience to promote real plans and projects, as well as promoting a participatory space that puts into discussion the paradigms of the discipline.

This project has already been carried out in five other cities in the region: Curundú, Panama (2015), Santa Marta (2016), Mendoza, Argentina (2017), Santiago de Chile (2018) and Buenos Aires (2019).

In this edition of the contest, students from any of the member countries of the Inter-American Development Bank, who are studying the last two years of university or postgraduate studies, or students and / or collaborators of a university in a country in America, may participate. Latin America and the Caribbean.

Recovery of the historic center

The district administration has bet on an “ambitious” project to recover the city’s public and heritage space.

This intervention begins with the master market plan, which includes, in turn: remodeling of traditional plazas (there are two works in progress: EPM and Grains), new markets such as the Grand Bazaar and satellite markets.

The Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla points out that, through this project, there will be a major reorganization of formal and informal merchants and recovery of architectural heritage, which will stimulate real estate projects and, therefore, more employment in the future.

In addition, the District seeks to rescue the heritage of buildings such as the old Dugand Bank, the National Bank of Commerce, the Caja Agraria building, the Plaza Concordia, the Volpe, Robertico building, the San Nicolás square and the Fedecafé building, among others.

In addition, it has contemplated that the original names be returned to the streets of this area of ​​the city, in order to regain their identity.

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On video | Camino Nuevo Barranquilla will strengthen preventive medicine

A total of 80 thousand users will benefit from the Camino Nuevo Barranquilla that advances in the old building of the Barranquilla Hospital, located in the San Roque neighborhood.

The new project, which is built in an area of ​​11,019 square meters without affecting the heritage building of the current Hospital, guarantees care for users who reside in the Historic Center and the southeast of the city.

The new hospital center will have a level 2 complexity, 24-hour emergency services, 8-hour external consultation and imaging, and will offer different services.

In addition, it will have two procedure rooms, a resuscitation room and observation rooms for adult patients and children.

Its delivery is scheduled for May 2021. The total investment is $ 87,331 million in civil works and endowments.

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It will also have outpatient services for promotional care, prevention, outpatient consultation, outpatient consultation and specialized consultation.

It will have a promotion and prevention office for adults and children, four general medicine offices, seven specialized medicine offices, a minor procedures office, a psychology office, a dental and oral hygiene office with three cubicles, and a vaccination office.

The Health walkers will also offer systematized services to provide personalized attention.

The surgical-obstetric service will have two delivery rooms, labor recovery with neonatal adaptation and sterilization service.

While the hospitalization area will have 120 beds, 33 two-person rooms for adults, 16 one-person rooms for adults, two rooms for isolated, 3 two-person pediatric rooms, two neonatal rooms with five cribs, four one-person pediatric rooms, eight intensive care units and eight intermediate care units.

This project is part of the comprehensive modernization of the District’s public health network, which has been implemented in the last 12 years with the aim of guaranteeing timely and quality care.

Mayor Jaime Pumarejo Heins has expressed his commitment to strengthening preventive medicine, one of the lessons that has been learned in the course of the pandemic, and which allows the early detection of patients with comorbidities that in many cases involve risk to their lives.

“Here we are going to have all the necessary elements to fulfill this objective,” said the mayor.

The district president made an inspection tour to find out how the work that rises in the same place is progressing, where the first hospital center in Barranquilla worked, built between 1871 and 1876, and which became over the years into one of the emblematic sites of this city.

Recover jobs

Although Barranquilla is on the list of cities with the lowest unemployment rate in the country, the District is looking to recover the 150,000 jobs that the city lost during the health emergency.

Between now and 2021 Barranquilla will invest more than $ 5 billion. The investments will be destined to education, health, public services, drinking water and basic sanitation, equipment, transportation and culture, among others.

The District says that these projects, included in the 2020-2023 Development Plan, will generate employment, taking into account that each peso invested by the State is multiplied by six, seeking that the economy grows at a rate of 8%.

The mayor estimates that the current reopening points him to that goal of “recovering employment.”

Barranquilla was the city, among the main in the country, with the lowest growth in the unemployment population and the second lowest growth in the inactive population, the Mayor’s Office reported.

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Léonore Moncond’huy, 30-year-old scout, delights Poitiers town hall

It was a young woman of 30 who created the surprise by winning in the Poitiers municipal elections, a socialist stronghold for forty-three years. Born into a family of little politicized academics, Léonore Moncond’huy, who grew up in Poitiers, is not new to engagement. A Scout since the age of 11, in the Union Girl Scouts, she developed a taste for nature, autonomy and popular education very early on.

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Committed to the Poitiers youth municipal council, to the council of high school life, then to her university, the young woman, who did civic service and an Erasmus in Italy, also studied at Sciences-Po Paris. When she returned to Poitiers in 2015, EELV made her her regional candidate and she became the youngest counselor in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Nature education

In 2018, the one who became project manager in international educational policies participated in the creation of the Poitiers Collectif citizen group, who chose her as head of a list supported by the PCF, Génération (s) and Nouvelle Donne.

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Goal : ” place a new generation of decision-makers (…) in charge of the ecological crisis ”. Newly elected member plans to stop “To finance Poitiers-Biard airport” and of “Develop commercial areas on the outskirts (of the city) to promote local trade”.

She also wants to prioritize education “In touch with nature” and undertakes that “Every child has the right to go on vacation every year”.

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in Tremblay-en-France, the town hall prepares a summer special

The holiday of Lamia were fixed in advance. Management Morocco, his country of origin, with her two daughters. “There, I have no idea what we will do “, sliding the young woman, who lives in Tremblay-en-France, Seine-Saint-Denis. The closure of the borders to non-european addition to economic considerations : her husband, a taxi driver at the airport of Roissy, has not been able to work for three months due to the crisis linked to the sars coronavirus. “It is blocked “sighs-she.

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Families trapped in July and August, François Asensi, the mayor, various left-Tremblay, redoubt to count many of its 36 000 citizens, of which the most humble are concentrated in social housing developments in the city centre. “Usually, young people often leave in the country of origin of their grandparents “, recalled this former member of the PCF, re-elected in the first round for a sixth term in office.

Like many of his counterparts at the head of the communes of the suburbs of paris, the municipal official agrees to be “worried enough “ the approach of this “summer special “. “Idleness can lead to do silly things “he continued. At the same time, the situation has imposed on the municipality to abandon the highlight of its entertainment programme, the Summer tremblaysienne, which brought together 1,500 people per day. The fireworks and stays abroad for teens have also been cancelled. “We absolutely must find alternatives “insists François Asensi.

Animations in the neighbourhoods

His teams have therefore worked to propose solutions to avoid a “double punishment “ the most fragile socially of the population, already marked by the confinement. “It was anticipated, the city should enforce the right to a vacation “says Sébastien Bastaraud, deputy director general of municipal services, in charge of education, culture and youth. The Summer will be replaced by the animations in local neighbourhoods, with pockets of freshness.

The spaces youth 15-25 years old come to reopen and leisure centres will run again, while respecting the safety instructions. The city is also in the process of ” vacation learning “, advocated by the government, to enable children to study in a fun way. The tutoring and homework assistance will be strengthened, teachers, volunteers will be mobilized and fifty additional positions should be offered to young people of Tremblay, to increase the supervision of the animations.

Finally, contacts have been renewed with specialist agencies to provide more mini-trips in France. “It is necessary to apply the pedagogy to reassure the residents that still have an apprehension “adds Sébastien Bastaraud. As to the ” Escaped beautiful “, the output bus from a day on the coast of normandy, they will be multiplied. “We’re going to redeploy the amounts originally planned for the cancelled activities “, says François Asensi.

“It must be that things are happening “

Cross near the town hall with his t-shirt of the association “Cause your destiny” of which he is secretary, Abdelkrim Daoud is dubious in the face of these ads. 31-years-old, he has been campaigning against the current mayor alongside the candidate variety right, Emmanuel Naud, who collected 24,72 % of the vote in the first round. But he agreed with the analysis of the elected in place : “It must be that things are happening, two months in the summer, it is long. “

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Its own structure is trying to set up projects. “It’s complicated “, “he recalls. “Yes, this summer is going to be complicated, but this is not specific to Tremblay, and it is already hard in normal times, in Seine-Saint-Denis, even outside of the Covid “continues one of his friends. These four high school students who walk a little farther in the street, they say they don’t worry. They will not go away and have their plan in mind. This will be “soccer and friends “.

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The holiday departures, markers of social inequalities

63 % of French people went on holiday at least once in the year 2019 (four or more nights), according to the Crédoc. This rate reached 64 % for the 5-19 age group.

Less than one in two French (46.2 per cent) had gone on vacation long in the summer (seven nights or more) in 2015 according to the enterprise Directorate general of the ministry of finance.

Only 40% of people with income below 1 200 € monthly have left their homes for holidays in 2014, compared with 86 % of those who have more than 3 000 €, according to the Crédoc. Thus, 82 % of senior executives leave in the leave compared to 47 % of manual workers.

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