Buenos Aires, June 12 (SocialNews.XYZ) Health Minister Carla Vizzotti said Argentina will extend mandatory social distancing and preventive measures against Covid-19 until June 25.
And the new China News Agency (Xinhua) reported that the presidential decree, which stipulated social distancing measures and night movement restrictions, will expire on Friday, but will be renewed to ease the epidemic in the country.
The criteria for determining restrictions in each region will depend on the incidence of cases compared to the population and the stress on the health system.
“We need to strengthen care to reduce cases, hospitalizations and deaths,” Vizzotti stressed during a ceremony in Buenos Aires with President Alberto Fernandez.
“The epidemic is not over yet, and although vaccination is correct at a faster rate, the virus is still there and mutating,” Fernandez warned.
Regarding vaccination against Covid-19, Vizzotti noted: “We have vaccinated 85 percent of people over the age of 60, 57 percent of people aged 55-59 and our health workers have been vaccinated,” he said.