Jakarta, Gatra.com – Argentina will do lockdown or a tight lockdown starting this weekend for the first time in 2021. Lockdown imposed after more than 35,000 coronavirus infections and the number of deaths that jumped in the past three days.
Reported from the news station Al Jazeera on Friday (21/5), the action will start from Saturday (22/5) to 31 May. The government limits mobilization and stops social activities, business, education, religion and sports. However, workers who have important jobs will be exempted from the action.
“We are experiencing the worst time since the pandemic began,” said Argentine President, Alberto Fernandez, in a message broadcast by the national TV channel on Thursday (20/5).
“We see the highest number of cases and deaths. We must take this critical situation seriously and not naturalize so many tragedies, “he added.