We are not health professionals but in this article, we will give you an update about the coronavirus in Buenos Aires.

What is canceled, what are the restrictions, and how’s life continue in Buenos Aires city. We give you also a small overview of what’s going on in Argentina. Let’s take a look into the life of Porteños during this crisis.

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Coronavirus in Buenos Aires: the latest update

Well, how’s life going in Buenos Aires city? The social life of many porteños (residents of Buenos Aires) is limited due to the quarantine. Public transport is operating and essential stores are open and have enough stock for the upcoming weeks.

The residents of Buenos Aires are following well the government recommendations such as keeping distance, stay in your home, …

Since March 12, 2020 all flights (domestic and international) are canceled. It’s unknown when airlines are back operating in Buenos Aires. We expect that some international flights will start again from the end of May. But this is still a prediction.

The coronavirus in Buenos Aires is hitting hard on the tourism sector. Above that, Argentina is virtually in default. What makes the situation even worse. Knowing that many Argentinians are not work in the legal circuit, and most of them don’t receive any salary. The government supports families but the sources are limited.

Post Coronavirus in Buenos Aires

Until there are no flights to Buenos Aires, you will not be able to visit Argentina. Also, surrounding countries as Chile and Uruguay closed their borders. On April, 26th the government announced a total ban for flights until August 31, 2020. Normally on September 1st, the first flights should  arrive back again

So, when can you visit Buenos Aires back again? First, the flights. Secondly, the government will put some restrictions on traveling in the country. We expect that the government first will find a way to be sure, who enters the country, doesn’t have the coronavirus. Up to then, we expect that all access to Argentina will be denied.

Let’s see how it continues in the city.


My roots in Buenos Aires started as a tourist. After some great adventures in Argentina, I moved in 2017 to the metropolitan city of Buenos Aires. I felt a need for correct and honest information for tourists. That's why we created this content for you. I hope you enjoy Buenos Aires as much as I do!

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