Argentina declared a mandatory preventive social isolation extensive to the whole country beginning midnight friday until march 31st to mitigate the spread of covid 19. As of 4 october 2020 a total of 798 473 people were confirmed to have been infected and 21 018 people were known to have died because of the virus.
Visit the website of the argentine ministry of health in spanish for additional information on these new measures.
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160 days of quarantine and counting. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. Nearly seven months of quarantine and a deep economic crisis have only fuelled the radical polarisation that splits argentina in two.
President alberto fernandez. The infected individual was a man returning from milan italy. Argentina back to strict quarantine authorities in argentina stepped up control in access points to buenos aires ahead of wednesday when the urban hub will roll back its covid 19 lockdown to phase one.
Argentina decided to prolong the quarantine linked to the covid 19 pandemic until 28 june in the areas most affected by the coronavirus president alberto fernandez said on thursday. Nearly seven months of quarantine combined with a grave economic crisis and no sign of improvement in the infection rate have deepened the so called grieta in. Argentina will extend a mandatory nationwide quarantine period until may 10 in a bid to combat the advance of the coronavirus president alberto fernandez said on saturday.
Argentina extended until may 24 a quarantine for its capital buenos aires but relaxed the restriction aimed at slowing the spread of the new coronavirus elsewhere in the country president alberto. The government of argentina announced upcoming enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of covid 19.