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Urgent cabinet meeting due to lack of control over new restrictions


A dozen ministers met in the Hall of Scientists of the Government House. They evaluate what other measures to take if the number of cases grows more.

04/13/2021 7:12 PM

  • Clarí

  • Politics

Updated 04/13/2021 7:16 PM

With 27,000 new infections in the last 24 hours, the Government is studying

tougher measures to restrict circulation

and stop the advance of the second wave of coronavirus.

The calm of the Casa Rosada - which President Alberto Fernández has not attended since before Easter, before testing positive for Covid-19 - was altered at 18 when

a dozen ministers attended

an official meeting that was not listed on the official agenda.

In the national and Buenos Aires executive

there is concern about the relative lack of compliance with the measures

that were implemented last Friday.


versions of a total closure for 14 days are


, as proposed by the Province, official sources indicate that there would be no determination before the weekend.

They went to the Hall of Scientists of Balcarce 50 to meet with the Chief of Staff Santiago Cafiero, the Ministers of Health;

Carla Vizzotti, Defense, Agustín Rossi;

Tourism, Matías Lammens;

Education, Nicolás Trotta;

and Work, Claudio Moroni.

The Legal and Technical Secretary Vilma Ibarra is also at the party.

The entry into shopping malls and closed spaces that had to reduce capacity and high traffic, added to the

exponential increase in cases

, generated nervousness in the Executive.

There is also concern about the practical difficulty of restricting the use of public transport to qualified essential and excepted workers.

This Tuesday at the Rosada

Cafiero and Vizzotti they met with the Minister of Transport

Mario Meoni and with his Security


, Sabina Frederic.

There they established that the windows of trains and buses were fixed to ensure air circulation.

Buenos Aires Chief of Cabinet Carlos Bianco had warned in the morning at a press conference that a unilateral closure of the Province would have a relative impact if it is not accompanied by the Government and the City.

This is day by day, hour by hour

, at any time more restrictive measures can be defined because it is also allowed in the regulations.

But we know that the impact of the measures, if it is not in coordination with the national government and the City, are limited ", explained Axel Kicillof's right-hand man.

On Monday a new meeting of the Internal Security Council was held, which brings together the ministers of the area of ​​the 24 jurisdictions.

The minister of Entre Ríos, for example, requested the help of the Prefecture to control navigation and movement in the area surrounding Paraná.

Meanwhile, the City Security Secretary called for the vaccination of local security forces.

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Source: clarin

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