Coronavirus | There are more than 1200 arrested for breaking the quarantine in Argentina


On the second day of the preventive and compulsory social isolation decreed by the Government, There are already more than 1,200 people detained for not complying with the measure. The figure exceeds the number of patients with coronavirus in Argentina. There are 132 active patients, 22 recovered and 4 dead.

Federal and provincial security forces across the country detained more than 1,200 people who broke the mandatory quarantine, including 44 young people who were participating in a picnic, six people who were returning in a bus from Brazil and wanted to deceive the police and three motorists running tails.

The Ministry of Security of Santa Fe reported 306 people arrested between Friday -when compulsory isolation began to prevail- and the first hours of Saturday.

The most striking case was in the city of San Lorenzo, located 35 kilometers north of Rosario, where the Police surprised 44 people, including seven minors, who participated in a picnic on the coast of the Paraná river, in a public space.

In addition, in the early hours of Saturday they broke up a clandestine casino with four customers in the west of Rosario. The police raided the place at dawn and kidnapped 20 computers connected to the same server that were used to make illegal bets. Due to the fact, an older man was detained, who said he lived in that house.

Also in Rosary beads, Six other people were detained at the Bus Terminal when they were returning in two buses from Brazil. They wanted to deceive the authorities saying that they were returning from Mar del Plata to avoid the 14-day quarantine.

In Tucuman, 208 people broke the total quarantine. The Specialized Prosecutor’s Office for Complex Crimes, in charge of the prosecutor Mariana Rivadeneira, intervenes in the cases.

In Black river There were 34 detainees, four in San Carlos de Bariloche, including three motorists who were stung in their private vehicles near the local cemetery.

In Missions, 136 people were delayed in different procedures and in saint Louis 173 citizens were arrested on public roads.

In both White Bay 31 people were apprehended from 22:20 last night to 6 today for not respecting the mandatory isolation.

In Cordova, Police arrested 250 people, including two Germans who had been on the run since Tuesday after escaping from a hotel where they were staying. The tourists were discovered when they were going to the Ezeiza Airport, so they have already been expelled from the country, judicial sources said.

In Mendoza, This Saturday they arrested 15 people. In total, there are 29 people accused of breaking with mandatory preventive social isolation in that province of Cuyo.

On the other hand, the Buenos Aires Public Prosecutor’s Office published this Saturday that there have already been 331 complaints, of which 165 were for violation of the measures against the pandemic, 160 for resistance or disobedience to authority and 6 for both situations. On Friday yesterday there were 253 complaints in total.