The Government will limit the price of antigen tests for sale in pharmacies next Thursday after the announcement made this Monday by the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, in the SER. “It will be decided in the next few days in the interministerial commission,” explained the minister spokesperson Isabel Rodríguez. Precisely, this commission has scheduled a meeting next Thursday.
The spokesperson highlighted the “permanent commitment of the Government to prevent the disease” and how it has been adapting decisions at the time of the pandemic. “The interministerial commission, which meets on Thursday, will set a maximum price,” Rodríguez insisted. The Interterritorial Health Council will address the price of the self-diagnostic tests this Wednesday.
The minister spokesperson did not want to comment on the controversial words of the Minister of Consumption, Alberto Garzón, about the macro-farms, which has been one of the main issues of the questions at the press conference after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, especially after the disavowal made in the microphones of the SER by the Prime Minister, who assured “very much regret the controversy” generated by the words of the minister.
“The minister has his opinions and the government makes decisions,” said the minister spokesperson, who insisted that the coalition is in good health.
The Council meeting chaired by the Chief Executive, Pedro Sánchez, approved the draft of the International Cooperation law that includes the mandate to reach 0.7% of gross national income in development aid in 2030 and establishes as main axes of the Spanish cooperation the reduction of poverty and inequality, the fight against climate change and gender equality.
In addition, the Government has taken stock of the aid given to the island of La Palma after the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano.