During the period from August 15 to 23, 2020, the Vice Minister of Health Pedro González Morera will assume as Minister a.i of Health according to the agreement No. 533 – P issued on August 15.
The Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, is taking care of personal matters, due to his father’s health reasons, for which he took vacations and will resume functions as of August 24
«Dr. Salas will be out these days due to that circumstance. As a Ministry we have organized ourselves to give him his space in this painful situation and to continue attending this emergency, “added González.
Also, Health clarified that the complication is not related to COVID-19.
Since this Friday, Salas was absent from the press conference, and instead the official report was sent by the general director of Health, Priscilla Herrera.