11 April 2020 – Compulsory social isolation extended to 26 April

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President

Overview: After meeting with the Committee of Coronavirus Crisis Advisers, President Fernandez announced that he would be signing an Executive Decree extending the compulsory social isolation quarantine until April 26. The decree establishes that following special requirements for Provincial Governors or the Head of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, the Head of the Minister’s Cabinet may authorize exceptions to the “compulsory social isolation”for specific activities and services or for the residents of specific well defined geographical areas.
Full details here: https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/web/utils/pdfView?file=%2Fpdf%2Faviso%2Fprimera%2F227694%2F20200411

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Need to flatten the curve of infected Coronavarius patients