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In Buenos Aires soften quarantine imposed over coronavirus

Quarantine in Buenos Aires and several provinces of Argentina extended until August 2, but with breaks, said the President of the country Alberto Fernandez.

Compulsory isolation in the country to combat the coronavirus have introduced on 20 March. In may in many regions of the country had made significant concessions for business and for citizens. The most stringent measures are applied in the Metropolitan area, where the largest number of cases. Here before also went to the removal of some restrictions on businesses, for example, were allowed to run shops of clothes, shoes, opticians, however, three weeks ago, the authorities returned again to the measures of isolation.

"From July 18 to August 2 we will try to bring back the life in that other world... If necessary, we will go back, will toughen (quarantine)," he said.

According to Fernandez, rigid insulation, to which Buenos Aires came back three weeks ago, gave positive results – an increase in the number of infections has slowed, places in hospitals also began to fill up slowly.

"These measures (hard quarantine) was effective and allowed us to adjust the mode isolation," the President added.

As explained by the mayor of Buenos Aires Horacio Larreta will be again opened small shops will finally be allowed to work with hairdressers who couldn't serve customers from the start of the quarantine, will be again allowed to run, and children will be able to walk more than twice a week. You will also be able to gather in the temples, but not more than 10 people.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.