Argentina's president Alberto Fernández announces that his government is closing schools and imposing a curfew in Buenos Aires amidst a spike of the COVID-19 cases.
Thousands of Argentinian farmers protest against President Alberto Fernández's new export taxes on farm goods, which protesters say is a "rope that is being used to choke us". The farmers used tractors to block the road leading to the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández asks Iran to "cooperate with the Argentine justice" regarding an investigation into the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires and demands that countries where wanted Iranian officials are residing should comply with its Interpol red notices.
Argentina begins a five-day mourning period, decreed yesterday by President Alberto Fernández, to honor the more than 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the country. All flags are ordered to fly at half-mast.
A nationwide lockdown begins as President Alberto Fernández says that the country is experiencing its worst moment of the pandemic. As the number of cases increases, only essential personnel are allowed to travel freely for the next nine days.
The number of daily new cases in Argentina tops 10,000 for the first time with 10,550 new cases in the past 24 hours as the country extends lockdown restrictions in and around capital city Buenos Aires until the end of August.
Argentina begins a mandatory national quarantine until March 31, restricting people to their homes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. People will only be allowed to leave their homes to shop for basic goods, like food and medicine, according to President Alberto Fernández.