Argentina goes on lockdown to stem coronavirus spread

Argentina goes on lockdown to stem coronavirus spread

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People Argentina Coronavirus

Argentina went into a 12-day mandatory quarantine on Friday, the latest move to try to contain a spread of the coronavirus that the government warned will slam an already sour economy. People must stay at home until March 31, President Alberto Fernández said late Thursday in a televised address. Those who do not oblige will face "severe" punishments, he said, adding that the military, police and other security officials will monitor the streets. Exceptions have been made for people in commerce,

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