Argentine President Fernandez announced the country’s latest pandemic prevention policy in a televised speech on the 14th, according to Russia’s satellite news agency reported on the 16th, more than 100 people recently gathered near the president’s residence, the new policy will lead students to school again back to the “net class” model to protest.
Reported that Fernandez announced the latest pandemic prevention policy includes a two-week “net class” mode of restoration, as well as the Argentine capital Buenos Aires from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day.
Protests followed, the report said. The protesters gathered near the president’s residence, mostly school children, expressed their displeasure by “beating pots, drums and car horns”. The report also said that the protesters held up signs that read “Education is our right!” “”Don’t close the school!” “We want to go to school!” and other slogans.
Some users posted videos of the protest on Twitter, along with the caption, “President Fernandez, even children know the importance of education better than you do.”
According to previous reports, due to the current increase in new cases in and around the Argentine capital Buenos Aires, the region will start from the 16th to implement a more stringent pandemic prevention policy: on-site teaching temporarily suspended; Argentina’s president, Fernandez, wants stricter measures to reduce the spread of the virus and ensure that the health care system does not collapse.
As of 12:20 a.m. on April 16, argentina had more than 2.62 million confirmed cases and more than 58,000 deaths, according to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States.