Argentina Starts Gradual Release of Compulsory Quarantine

The government maintains tighter restrictions in the city of Buenos Aires and its suburbs.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina has relaxed the confinement in place since March 20th, albeit not by much. After almost 50 days of compulsory quarantine, the strictest and most extensive in the region, Alberto Fernández's government has begun to open up activities in most of the country gradually, but will maintain confinement in the city and province of Buenos Aires, the two most affected districts.

The partial opening coincides with the progressive slope of the contagion curve. On Friday, Argentina recorded 240 positive cases of covid-19, the highest figure since the start of the pandemic. There are . . .

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