President Alberto Fernández announced measures to reduce circulation in departments of 18 provinces, which will be in force until October 25, after highlighting that the problem of the coronavirus pandemic, which initially affected the AMBA centrally, “got into all of Argentina “.
The only provinces that will be exempted in all their departments from the restrictions are Corrientes, Misiones, La Pampa, Entre Ríos, Formosa and Catamarca, where the circulation of the virus is null or low.
“We have to do in the provinces what we did in the AMBA,” said the head of state in a live message from the Government House, where he was accompanied by governors Omar Perotti (Santa Fe), Gerardo Morales (Jujuy) and Omar Gutiérrez (Neuquén).
Alberto Fernández warned about the advance of the pandemic in the interior of the country and said that currently “65 percent of positive cases occur in the provinces”, as opposed to the beginning of the outbreak, when the vast majority of cases they were reported in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).
What about local football then? In principle, this does not change the possible return much, since the idea of the AFA and the Government was to return (hopefully) on Friday, October 30, and this strict isolation applies until the 25th of the same month. Days ago Matías Lammens confirmed that he will meet with Chief of Staff Santiago Cafiero and with Health Minister Ginés González García for next week determine a final date. If you see that it is impossible for the return to occur in October, the other is to move the start to November 6. To wait …