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Buenos Aires lockdown extended until June 7 after rise in coronavirus cases


A man walks with a plate of spaghetti outside a church that works as a soup kitchen during a government-ordered lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Buenos Aires' outskirts, Argentina, Thursday, May 21, 2020. | Photo Credit: AP

Argentina extended until June 7 a mandatory lockdown in Buenos Aires on Saturday and tightened some movement restrictions, after a steady increase in the city's confirmed coronavirus cases in recent days.

Officials will tighten traffic controls between the capital and Buenos Aires province, the area with the second highest concentration of cases, President Alberto Fernandez said in a televised press ...


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