The Chamber of Deputies passes a new pandemic law that allows the health ministry and local authorities to shut down trade, production facilities, and events. In turn, the government announces the new state of emergency from February 27 until March 28.
Thousands of pro-Donald Trump protesters stormed the United States Capitol, causing it to be evacuated. Washington, D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed a citywide nighttime curfew. Shots were fired, and at least six people were injured. A woman died from gunshot wounds by Police, according to police. Multiple members of Congress called this an attempted "coup d'état". The FBI, police, and National Guard from Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. itself were deployed to stop the riot. Smoke bombs and pepper spray were also used. Multiple suspected pipe bombs were reported, including at the Republican Party headquarters.