Secretariat of Economic Development of the State recalled that Brazil faces the worst moment of the pandemic
The secretary of Economic development of the State of São Paulo, Patricia Ellen, asks the population not to hold demonstrations against the Stage 1 – Red do São Paulo Traffic News – especially if they block streets and avenues. “We all have the right to demonstrate, we defend the democracy and the rule of law. But demonstrations that block streets in a moment that a minute decides between life and death are very bad. Ambulances must pass, families must reach hospitals. The streets need to be free. ”
In an interview with Morning newspaper, gives Young pan, Patrícia Ellen reinforced that the role of leaders and mayors, at this moment, is to save lives. “The State respects democracy and mayors must also [fazer isso]. Whoever fails to comply will be assessed. The powers are playing an exceptional role at this time to ensure that life is respected. The mayors were unanimous asking for more restrictive measures, I receive complaints daily when they break protocols. The leader’s role now is to save lives. ”
The secretary recalled that the state government is working day and night in an attempt to alleviate the damage caused by the closing of activities through credit and micro credit, support to managers and entrepreneurs, emergency assistance to the unemployed, budget reallocation and expansion of assistance programs, among others. “It is not a sector discussion that is easier to monitor or that we have not been able to. It is the decision of who really needs to operate or not. This is the worst moment of pandemic, the numbers go up at an unprecedented speed. If we do not stop circulating, we will have a collapse in the health system across the country. It is not a discussion of who works better or worse, but of essentiality. ”
In an attempt not to abandon those who most need help at this moment, Patrícia Ellen stressed that the state government is mapping all the profiles of the State for the distribution of food baskets, school lunches and aid programs. “We need to reinvent ourselves because it is a very serious moment and we need everyone’s collaboration,” said the secretary. Regarding the classification of religious temples as an essential activity, Patrícia said that this was done to establish protocols. Among them is respecting the touch of restraint, avoiding crowding and, if possible, praying at home.