Priests with Covid: suspend masses in Villa María and alert close contacts

The Catholic community of Villa María saw its activity altered in the last few hours after it became known that two priests in the city had contracted Covid 19.

In this framework, it was decided to suspend masses and alert those who might have been in close contact with them, so that they take the corresponding sanitary measures.

One of the cases that became known is that of Sebastián Luna, a priest who works in the Nuestra Señora de Lourdes Parish, in the Florentino Ameghino neighborhood, and was infected with the virus. From the Facebook page of the establishment information that the masses scheduled for Saturday and Sunday were suspended.

The parish priest of the Loudes de Villa María church was also infected with Covid 19. Photo: villamariaya.com
The parish priest of the Loudes de Villa María church was also infected with Covid 19. Photo: villamariaya.com

Meanwhile, from the Villa María Trinitarian Community page -from the church of the Holy Trinity- the parish community was informed that Father Vidmar Maguiña also tested positive for Covid this Friday the 14th.

Therefore, people who were in contact with the priest with Covid were asked to take the corresponding measures. If they are considered close contacts, they should be swabbed to check if they are also infected.

The contagions in Villa María

The city appeared on Friday a slight decrease in the number of daily infections compared to the previous day. 629 new positive cases were reported and one deceased man.

This was indicated by the municipality in its daily report where 257 medical discharges were also registered.

Source: villamariavivo.com

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