A federal prosecutor indicted Argentine President Alberto Fernández for violating the sanitary restrictions he had himself decreed, after evidence surfaced of a large gathering at the Olivos Residence in July 2020 to celebrate the First Lady's birthday while the rest of the country was placed under quarantine.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Friday that New Zealand will remain under confinement unit next 24 August because of the spread of a Covid 19 outbreak detected earlier this week in Auckland.
Chilean health authorities have announced that no commune in the entire country will be under quarantine as of next Wednesday, as a part of the step-by-set program towards normalization.
Wuhan, the Chinese city where the whole coronavirus pandemic kicked off in late 2019, is back under the spotlight following the decision of local health authorities to test the entire population in the aftermath of a new outbreak after 14 months with zero cases of domestic transmission.
The Chilean Government has announced Thursday that the Santiago Metropolitan Area will return to full quarantine as of this Friday in light of the increase in coronavirus infections.
Argentine Security Minister Sabina Frederic Monday warned that those who left their homes in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) for the long weekend which included the May 24 and 25 holidays will not be allowed to return home before May 31, when the current strict confinement is over.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has had words of anything but praise regarding former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Argentina, Venezuela and Communism.
Chile's capital city of Santiago will be freed from its total lockdown as of this coming Thursday, although confinement will still be observed on weekends, health authorities announced Monday.
Argentina's Federal Tax Bureau AFIP data shows 235,381 jobs were lost and around 23,000 companies had closed as the result of the contraction in the economy due to the health measures to control coronavirus, it was reported Friday.
Argentina's Supreme Court Monday ruled that the issue concerning the City of Buenos Aires' objection to the presidential decree banning on-site schooling until April 30 falls under its very own original jurisdiction as per Article 117 of the Constitution, thus rendering void all previous resolutions by any lower tribunal into that matter.