Argentine President Alberto Fernandez decided Sunday to extend COVID-19 measures until May 10.
A quarantine first announced March 20 have been extended for a third time, Fernandez said at a news conference at the Olivos presidential residence.
He said residents can walk approximately 500 meters (0.3 miles) from their homes for an hour, but suspension of social, cultural, sports and religious events has not yet been lifted.
The quarantine, however, will not be implemented in regions where there are less than 500,000 residents, if they fulfill conditions such sufficient health infrastructures.
The quarantine was extended until April 12