May 18, 2022 4:09 am

What you need to know: The Government announced cuts in energy, health and education, factories produce less due to absenteeism, 16 provinces adhere to the new protocol due to close contacts, 11,000 users are still without electricity in the AMBA, Nolan Djokovic was deported

  • The Government announced cuts in energy, health and education: Without the extraordinary income received in 2021, including what was collected from the wealth tax, the Executive Branch issued Administrative Decision 4, by which it distributed budget credits for this year. The spending cut amounts to 225,000 million pesos, and also includes more sensitive sectors such as social spending.
  • Missing and less production due to absenteeism: companies reduce shifts and delay deliveries due to the lack of workers, isolated for being close contact or positive for coronavirus. If the contagion figures are sustained, the provision in gondolas, shops and attention in services will worsen.
  • There are already 16 provinces that have adhered to the new protocol for close contacts: The recommendation of the Federal Health Council contemplates that asymptomatic contacts with the complete vaccination schedule and the booster dose will be exempt from isolation. Salta, San Juan, San Luis, La Rioja, Formosa, Catamarca and Santa Cruz have not yet adhered to the measure.
  • The temperature dropped, but still more than 11,000 users in the AMBA are still without electricity: the rains of the last hours made the extreme heat that the country suffered in the last few days decrease, but the energy problems persist. A week with more rains and minimums of 19 ° is expected.
  • Novak Djokovic, deported from Australia and in doubt in other tournaments: In his condition of not being vaccinated against Covid-19, Nole would drop out of the Masters 1000 in Indian Wells and Miami in March, because it is a condition to present a complete vaccination schedule to enter the United States. In addition, France rectified its position and will not allow him to participate in Roland Garros, scheduled for the end of May.

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