Buenos Aires Hardens Confinement to Contain Escalation of Covid-19 Cases

Restrictions in Argentina are focused on the Argentine capital and its metropolitan area, known as AMBA, where nine out of ten coronavirus positives are recorded.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Buenos Aires returns to the strictest stage of quarantine. On Friday, President Alberto Fernández announced that he will fight the escalation of Covid-19 cases in the Argentine capital and its metropolitan area, where 93.5 percent of all new positives are concentrated.

After almost 100 days of confinement, the government has asked the population for "another effort" to "flatten the curve" of infections.

"As of Monday, transport will be limited to the use of 24 essential activities. On Wednesday we will take one more step: we will ask everyone to isolate themselves in their . . .

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