As of March 20, 2020 and by Decree 297/20, the entire country entered a period of social,
preventive and obligatory isolation.
That you cannot leave your home except to provide yourself with essential items, such as food,
cleaning supplies and medicines.
If you do not comply with these rules, you are breaking the law.
If you have traveled to a country where the virus is spreading or have been in contact with
someone who tested positive, you must stay in isolation for 14 days.
If you have any of the symptoms, call free of charge at 107.
For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Known as ‘feriados’, most public holidays are fixed in Argentina:
For the following holidays, the day of the holiday moves to the Monday before if it falls on a Tuesday or Wednesday, or to the following Monday if it falls Thursday to Sunday:
A full list of public holidays in Argentina can be found here. Many businesses, and some museums and entertainment venues, close on these days, but it isn’t unusual for restaurants, bars and supermarkets to stay open. Public transport continues to run, even on Christmas Day, but at a reduced frequency.
School holidays in the summer run from the middle of December to the end of February, with another two weeks for winter holidays in July.