Coronavirus: Puerto Iguazú shielded and totally closed the border crossing with Brazil


Starting at midnight on Tuesday the city of Puerto Iguazú was fully armored. And it stopped being a possible access route for Argentines who are on vacation abroad and want to return in the midst of the pandemic of coronavirus.

The measure was ordered by the mayor Claudio Filippa who ordered the interruption of the transit of people and vehicles on the “Tancredo Neves” international bridge, which links the City with the Brazilian Foz de Iguazú.

The statement issued by the mayor of Puerto Iguazú. (Photo: TN and La Gente).

He also pointed out that as of 14:30 today, “only the residents in it and the merchandise transport already provided for in national and provincial provisions. ”

Puerto Iguazú closed its border with Brazil. (Photo: TN and La Gente)
Puerto Iguazú closed its border with Brazil. (Photo: TN and La Gente)

In this way, Puerto Iguazú joins the more than 30 towns in Missions what did they decided close their entrances and allow only residents to enter.