Massive protest of the ‘economic effect of lockdowns’ held in Buenos Aires – BBC News

Thousands have joined anti-government protests in Argentina as confirmed coronavirus infections continue to rise, passing 900,000 on Monday.

Many Argentines are angry at the government’s handling of the crisis and the economic effect of lockdowns, as well as issues such as corruption.

A strict lockdown early in the pandemic meant that the number of cases grew slowly at first.

But following an easing of restrictions cases have been rising steeply.

Source: Covid-19: Protests as Argentina’s cases pass 900,000 – BBC News