Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s Largest City, Quarantines for Two Days Against Covid-19

Some 600 soldiers and 400 police officers ensure that only authorized vehicles circulate, while the municipality also carries out disinfection actions in regularly crowded places, such as popular markets.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, the largest in the country, greets this first weekend of 2021 with strong restrictions on the movement of people and vehicles, in addition to the suspension of all activity, in order to stop the outbreak of covid-19.

The streets of Santa Cruz woke up mostly empty and only the presence of some vehicles and the occasional cyclist were noticed, in compliance with the traffic ban that governs this Saturday and Sunday, January 2nd and 3rd.

The measure was ordered by the municipal government of Santa Cruz, whose highest representative . . .

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