Starting Wednesday April 15, the use of chinstraps will be required in the Buenos aires city. The measure will be established through a decree signed by the head of the Buenos Aires government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, who will announce it officially this Monday. It will rule in public offices, commercial premises and transport.
According to the draft document, the use of “elements of protection that cover nose, mouth and chin” to enter or stay in the spaces mentioned. Meanwhile, it is recommended its placement in other places than those expressly determined by the regulations.
Regarding professional chinstraps, the Government It will prohibit the commercialization of the N95 model to anyone who does not prove that they are health service personnel. In this way, they will seek to guarantee the availability of the input for doctors, nurses and other professionals in the area.
In addition to the use of mask, from the local Executive recommended the placement of other “home-made” elements that serve to prevent the spread of the virus.
“The present Resolution It will come into effect from zero hours (00:00 a.m.) on the 15th April 2020 “, article 5 finally details.
In this way, the decree will give a legal framework to the request that days ago Larreta had made to the porteños, who required the use of protection elements on public roads. “We ask that they not leave, but if they leave because they are covered by the exceptions to quarantine, we ask them to do so by covering their mouths,” he had said.