The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, made it clear that “the quarantine will last as long as it has to last”

The Argentine President, Alberto Fernández, announced this Saturday the extent of social isolation, preventive and mandatory (ASPO) until June 7th, and made it clear that “the quarantine it will last what has to last ”.

In a press conference at the Casa Rosada, the president reported that this measure to contain the spread of the pandemic of coronavirus COVID-19 It will be applicable throughout the Argentine territory. In addition, special attention will be paid to compliance in the capital.

Fernández commented that the government’s strategy to deal with the virus will also give priority to neighborhoods with the highest risk of contagion. According to their statements, the localities where the population lives in overcrowded conditions have already been identified and will seek to provide a solution as soon as possible.

Argentina The application of coronavirus tests will also increase in the coming weeks, “the cases are going to rise because now we have detected where the virus is. And we do not know within the geographic space how many it has infected, “emphasized the president.

Alberto Fernández’s cabinet also reported that it will increase the provision of food in the poorest neighborhoods. In particular, the president spoke of Villa 31, one of the most needy neighborhoods in the capital, in addition to the fact that the police will protect these spaces to prevent infections.

According to the results presented this Saturday regarding the evolution curve of the pandemic, in 19 provinces there were no cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours and, in 10 of them, no more infections have been reported in a week.

At the moment, Argentina has registered 11 thousand 353 cases of COVID-19, of which, 704 were confirmed this Saturday.

In addition, 12 new deaths were reported, bringing the total to 445 fatalities. In contrast, 3,530 people have recovered from the infectious agent.

With information from Notimex