The Argentine government warned this Friday of the possibility of a retreat at the country’s opening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, “if the cases are triggered,” while warning it is “ready to bear the costs” necessary politicians. “
“We are ready to bear the necessary political costs. If we see that the cases skyrocket, we will do so,” said head of cabinet Santiago Cafiero, as the Argentine news agency Télam reported.
“You can’t stay a meter away from this virus,” he added, clarifying his words with “France, which no longer had 10,000 cases yesterday.”
The Latin American country’s health authorities confirmed an additional 11,507 new cases of COVID-19 this Friday, bringing the global number to 535,705 infected people. In the past 24 hours, 241 deaths have been recorded, bringing Argentina to 11,148 deaths as a result of the disease.