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Argentina extends coronavirus lockdown until August 16 - Fernandez

01 Aug 2020 / 00:56 H.

    BUENOS AIRES, July 31 (Reuters) - Argentina will extend a mandatory lockdown in and around Buenos Aires until August 16 due to coronavirus, President Alberto Fernandez announced on Friday.

    The lockdown, which has been the strictest in the capital, was due to expire on Sunday.

    (Reporting by Eliana Raszewski; writing by Cassandra Garrison, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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