Coronavirus in Mar del Plata | They reopen shopping malls and allow religious gatherings of up to 10 people


The municipality of General Pueyrredón authorized the opening of shopping malls in gallery format, the extension of the hours of gastronomic venues and permission to do physical activity outdoors, and the possibility of participating in religious encounters with a limit of 10 people, according to the decree signed this Monday by the mayor Guillermo Montenegro.

This decision was made after the communal chief held meetings with the Local Economic Reactivation Commission. In this way, the entry to phase 4 was ratified, which incorporated more than ten new activities that were already allowed in the context of easing of quarantine by coronavirus.

Therefore, from this Tuesday it will be allowed:

* Opening of shopping malls in gallery format, but without access to the bathrooms, the food court, the children’s playground, and movie theaters.

* Opening hours for go for a run from 6:00 to 9:00 and from 19:00 to 24:00.

* local gastronomic, which operated from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., can now extend the opening until 00:00.

* Realization of ceremonies in religious establishments with up to 10 people and 20-minute shifts for the stay, respecting the measures such as social distancing, use of chinstrap and temperature control. No celebrations of any kind involving the mass attendance of people such as masses, baptisms, weddings, communions, bar mitzvah, among others, will be allowed.

On the other hand, the return to the activity of Conicet – Executing Units was also enabled; Travel and Tourism agencies; music therapy; therapeutic companions; UTN (visa); College of Dentists; dog training; rehearsal rooms, recording studios and individual music classes; cultural and scenic spaces.

Regarding sports activities, tests were set up on racetracks and motor sport circuits, without competition, and nautical sports and recreational navigation.

The activities must be done without the use of public transport and consider for its exercise the existing limits regarding risk groups.

The activities that were left out, for the moment, are day nurseries, open-air fairs, haute couture designers, surf schools, and dance studios, among others. However, the debate on when they will be able to work with the protocol will be resumed on Thursday of this week.