The distance has been extended until April 9
On Saturday, until April 9, the national government extended the preventive and mandatory social distancing (Dyspo) stipulated in the Coronavirus pandemic.
This came according to Decree 168/2021 published in the Official Gazette, with the signature of President Alberto Fernandez and the entire National Council of Ministers.
Among the considerations of this measure, it was said that “many countries in the region (Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay) show an increase in cases in recent weeks” and that “virus variants have been discovered” and therefore “strategies must be developed to reduce income and mitigate the possibility of transmission of these variables.” in our country “.
Regarding circulation limits, it has been established that “Subject to epidemiological conditions, assessment of the risks of CovidD-19 and its expansion, in the various groupings, departments and parties of the jurisdiction under their responsibility, the provincial authorities and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Iris may issue regulations to limit circulation by hours or by regions, In order to avoid situations that might spread SARS-CoV-2. “
“These measures must be temporary and well-founded, and they must obtain the approval of the Judicial Health Authority,” completes the decree, which adds that the provincial authorities and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires may order the removal of persons entering the jurisdictions under their responsibility from the Argentine provinces The other or the autonomous city of Buenos Aires, when they have a suspected or confirmed case of Covid-19 or when they develop symptoms or have been in close contact with those with an illness.
With regard to borders, it was indicated that the National Directorate of Immigration “may make exceptions to the restrictions imposed on entering the country in order to observe the circumstances of necessity or to implement the provisions of the Prime Minister.”
In the latter case, the National Directorate of Migration “defines and enables international steps to enter the national territory most suitable for this purpose and determines the countries whose citizens and residents are allowed to enter the national territory.”
It is also indicated that “the rulers of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and the Head of its Government may request from the Prime Minister exceptions to the entry ban provided for in the first paragraph of this article for the purpose of developing activities authorized or for which permission is requested”.
The government extended social distancing
“To this end, they must present a comprehensive approach protocol approved by the Regional Health Authority or the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, which must comply with the recommendations and instructions of the National Health Authority, and which must intervene and issue, in advance, regarding its importance,” continues The decree.
Among the provisions of the rule, it is also indicated that “various vaccines developed in record time have been successfully initiated in 24 jurisdictions in the country, which will be intensified in the short term.”
On Friday, the President chaired a new meeting of the Coronavirus Vaccination Committee in Casa Rosada, which is responsible for implementing the process of distributing and implementing vaccines across the country to prevent Covid-19.