The Argentine government announced this Sunday that it will extend some of the detention measures until October 11 to continue fighting the progression of the pandemic, which has so far left 631,365 cases and 13,053 deaths in the country.
The new government decree of Alberto Fernández has reported that the new extension of restrictions will be applied in the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires as well as in other regions “where the virus has not been transmitted in the community”.
With that in mind, he has pointed out that both the city of Buenos Aires and the province of Buenos Aires, as well as another number of regions in Jujuy, La Rioja or Río Negro, have “a sharp increase in the number of cases” and “tension” health system “, therefore “The greatest effort should be directed there. “
The latter part of the Ministry of Health has reported an increase of 8,431 new infections and 144 additional deaths, although the number of people recovered is already 488,231.