Argentinian President Alberto Fernández announced this Friday that the quarantine on March 20 for the coronavirus would be extended to August 16 while asking the population for “greater responsibility” and “more care”.
Fernández said in a press conference with the head of the city of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, and the governor of the province of Buenos Aires that the country is going through “a growing moment of the spread of the virus”. Axel Kicillof.
“We need to draw attention to what is happening to us because we are facing an invisible enemy where the world has not found the weapons to fight it since no vaccine has yet been found,” he said before stressing that “no it’s just another flu.”
He therefore appealed to the authorities to respect the authorities’ recommendations to prevent the virus from spreading and warned that “the mortality rate is very likely to increase,” said the Argentine state news agency Télam.