Argentina announces new restrictions on social gatherings, bars and restaurants, and traffic

The measures announced by Argentine president Alberto Fernández will come into effect on Friday April 9 and be in force until April 30.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Alberto Fernández announced a package of restrictive measures ordered by his government to stop the surge in contagions generated by the second wave of coronavirus. The announcement was recorded, and he was alone since he is in isolation after having contracted the coronavirus last Friday.

In a few minutes, he announced the details of a Decree of Necessity and Urgency (DNU), where the toughest measure is the restriction on circulation throughout the country between midnight and 6 AM.

People considered essential will have to apply for a permit, with which they will be able . . .

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