So far in 2021, the Government of Yaracuy with the support of Civil Protection (PC) and the municipalities have carried out 665 days of disinfection against COVID-19 in the entity, reported the governor of the entity, Julio León, this Tuesday Through a press bulletin issued by the Secretariat of Information and Communication of the state executive body.
The regional president stressed that the sanitizations are developed as part of the protection and biosafety policies, established by the Bolivarian Government for the containment of the SARS-COV-2 virus that causes covid-19.
"We focus all our efforts on the mechanisms and strategies for the protection of our people, to avoid the chain of contagion of this powerful virus," he said.
For his part, Luis Peñalver, director of Civil Protection (PC) and head of the Damage Assessment and Needs Analysis Operational Zone, explained that 33.924 people from communities, commercial areas and public spaces have benefited from disinfection.
More than 247 thousand liters of hypochlorite used
Peñalver explained that calcium hypochlorite is used for sanitation, a chemical compound that fights bacteria, fungi and other microorganisms harmful to human health.
“Since the pandemic began in the Yaracuyana state, we have used 247.250 liters of calcium hypochlorite, in the various public spaces, urban areas of the Great Venezuela Housing Mission (GMVV), public transport stops and other places that have a high influx of people to guarantee spaces that are as disinfected as possible ”, added the director of Civil Protection.
Regarding the balance during 2020, the official highlighted that 20.157 were the disinfections carried out, with which 768 square meters were covered in the 107 municipalities of the state.
“We also have the participation of the Great Venezuela Bella Mission (GMVB) and the municipalities that prioritize the communities where there is a greater concentration of families. We are 147 civil servants of PC that in the 14 municipalities we develop these days ”, indicated the civil servant.