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Argentina extends mandatory lockdown for city of Buenos Aires until June 7- Fernandez

Reuters | Buenos Aires | Updated: 24-05-2020 05:19 IST | Created: 24-05-2020 05:19 IST
Argentina extends mandatory lockdown for city of Buenos Aires until June 7- Fernandez

Argentina extended a mandatory lockdown for the capital, Buenos Aires, until June 7, President Alberto Fernandez announced on Saturday, after the city saw a steady increase of coronavirus cases in recent days.

Argentina's lockdown, which was due to expire on Sunday, has been in place since March 20, though officials relaxed restrictions in some areas of the country.


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