Managed quarantine begins with excepted activities in some provinces


The national government will start this Monday to a new stage of social, preventive and compulsory isolation: the call “managed quarantine”. With her, eleven new activities will be enabled to take place in 22 districts of Argentina. However, from the Executive they indicated that this relaxation of the restrictions will be carried out with extreme caution and will be subject to rigorous controls.

“You have to have a big collection. This gradual opening was necessary, but that does not imply that we are going to relax the isolation“Official sources assured the agency this Sunday NA. Furthermore, they recalled that the administered quarantine will be carried out under strict compliance with the protocols presented by the provinces and approved by the Alberto Fernández administration.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Transport of the Nation, Mario Meoni, reported that from Monday a greater number of groups to ensure social distancing.

“There will be about 11 thousand units for 900 thousand people circulating. In normal situations there are 4.5 million passengers and 15 thousand groups, “he explained in statements to Radio Rivadavia.

The administered quarantine, arranged through an administrative resolution of the Chief of Cabinet, reaches the provinces of Buenos Aires, La Pampa, Neuquén, Formosa, Santa Cruz, Corrientes, Tierra del Fuego, Salta, San Juan, Córdoba, Jujuy, La Rioja, Chubut, Catamarca, Río Negro, Entre Ríos, Mendoza, Santa Fe, Chaco, San Luis, Misiones and the Autonomous city of Buenos Aires.

Through this measure, the Executive will seek partially revive the economy without losing sight of the flattening achieved in the contagion curve.

Among the activities that as of this Monday will be exempt from quarantine are: collection of services and taxes; the registry activity national and provincial, with a shift system and minimum guards, and the sale of ready-made merchandise from retail stores, through e-commerce platforms, telephone sales and other mechanisms that do not require personal contact with clients.

In addition, the scheduled medical and dental care, of preventive nature and monitoring of chronic diseases, with a previous shift system; clinical analysis laboratories and diagnostic imaging centers, with a previous shift system, and the optical, in the same format.

The measure also includes to experts and claims adjusters from insurance companies; establishments for the care of victims of gender violence; production for export and specific industrial processes.

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