December 24 According to a report by South American Overseas Chinese News on the 24th, the Paraguayan government recently issued the “Compulsory Wear of Masks” and the “Coronavirus Vaccine Procurement Ordinance” to strengthen the COVID-19 epidemic prevention measures and facilitate the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines.
According to reports, Paraguayan President Benítez said at a press conference on the 22nd: “The Act on Compulsory Wearing Masks has previously been approved by the Senate and the House of Representatives.
It is an effective policy conducive to stabilizing employment, maintaining economic development and reducing the rate of COVID-19 infection.”
According to the Mandatory Wear of Masks Ordinance, from December 22, Paraguayan people over the age of 10 years old will take public transportation, be in publicly closed places, cannot maintain a 2-meter socially safe distance outdoors, and any place where crowds may gather or are at risk of COVID-19 infection. , must wear a mask and violators will be fined.
For public transportation and closed places that violate the above-mentioned decree, the authorities will impose fines on public transport carriers, and municipalities will impose closure penalties on public closed places.
If they violate the regulations again, the violating places will be permanently closed.
On the other hand, regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine Acquisition Act, Benitez said: “We are doing our best to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine. The government has created a COVID-19 vaccine procurement team composed of officials from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
It will establish a timetable for the procurement and delivery of the novel coronavirus vaccine as soon as possible so that it can be timely for Bala. The people of Gui provide vaccines.