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In Argentina demonstrations against quarantine

Demonstrations against quarantine and criticizing the actions of the authorities were held in many regions of Argentina, according to TV channel TN.

The largest protests were in Buenos Aires, despite a strict regime of isolation. The capital of the country is quarantined to 112 days. Unlike many other regions where the business already beginning a gradual recovery, in Buenos Aires, after a brief period of relief, most of the entrepreneurs were again forbidden to work.

In Argentina for the treatment of coronavirus using the "helmet of the astronauts"

Argentine doctors use oxygen helmet, like that worn by astronauts or divers, for the treatment of patients with COVID-19, said Dr. Guillermo Montiel, who oversees the Department of noninvasive support of the hospital fernández in Buenos Aires.

"We practiced this technology since the end of March, early April we had a meeting with the Minister of health of the capital Fernand Quiros, and now we are applying this technology because it showed good results," he told the TV station TN.

In Buenos Aires tightened quarantine

The Argentine government cancelled all concessions, put in Buenos Aires and the Metropolitan area against the background of the pandemic coronavirus – residents again will have to be in mandatory isolation with the right to secede only for the most necessary, and the quarantine will be extended until July 17, according to the President of the country Alberto Fernandez.

"Let's go back to the closing movement for the Metropolitan area. We agreed that public transport from 00.00 Monday to serve only citizens employed in sensitive sectors of the economy. From July 1 will do more hard step is going to ask citizens to remain in their homes and to only go for things that are necessary for life. This measure will operate in Buenos Aires and suburbs to 17 July", - he said in the address.

The people of Buenos Aires have limited running and walking during the quarantine

The people of Buenos Aires again has limited the ability to run and walk during the quarantine, follows from the statements of mayor Horacio Larreta.

Only a week and a half, June 8, ago citizens were able, after three months of isolation to go outside and go for a run or a walk, and before that people walked to the pharmacy and shops. On the first day, when the ban was lifted, the streets of Buenos Aires ran out of thousands of people. They were allowed to go out at nights from 20.00 to 8.00 am.

The authorities of Buenos Aires doctors will test for antibodies to the coronavirus

The authorities of Buenos Aires will test for antibodies to the coronavirus doctors and staff of nursing homes, told reporters the mayor Horacio Larreta.

In the Argentine capital was almost half of the total number of cases of infection with coronavirus in the country.

In Argentina have developed new rules for hotels

The Argentine government has developed new rules for hotels, hostels and other tourist accommodation in a pandemic coronavirus, it follows from the published document.

"The Ministry of tourism in collaboration with the Institute of tourism, Association of hotels, restaurants and cafes have developed a Protocol COVID-19 to accommodate tourists. His goal is to apply measures that guarantee the health of citizens and to avoid the spread of the virus and to facilitate the continuation of the work of the tourism industry", — the document says.

The mayor of Buenos Aires has asked Russia about the supply of masks and tests COVID-19

The mayor of the city of Buenos Aires appealed to the Russian Embassy with the request to deliver from Russia masks and tests COVID-19, told reporters the Russian Ambassador in Argentina Dmitry Feoktistov.

We are talking about masks, protective suits, medical ventilators and tests for coronavirus.

The Ministry of transport assessed the situation with the removal of the Russians from abroad

More than 193 thousand Russians have returned home from abroad, from 20 March to 7 June, the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation.

"According to the working group of the Federal air transport Agency, from March 20 to June 7, 2020 on the territory of the Russian Federation has returned more than 193 thousand Russians", - stated in the message Department.

In Buenos Aires assessed the situation with the spread of the coronavirus

The situation with coronavirus in the Argentine capital and its suburbs will improve by September, said Deputy Minister of health of the city Nicholas Kreplach in an interview with radio La Red.

"Peak means a reduction in the number of cases, and we are still continue to grow... If we seriously reduce the number of infections, to cancel the quarantine in the capital region is not necessary", - he said.

Export flight with the Russians from Chile flew to Cuba

Export the airline Air Azur, already took the Russians from Brazil and Argentina, took on Board passengers to Chile, the country's capital in the plane sat 63 people, reported RIA Novosti press attache of the Russian Embassy in Chile Denis Vinokurov.

"The plane took off, all on Board rose to 63 persons, 58 of them are citizens of Russia", - he said.

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