12 April 2020 – Compulsory use of face masks in Buenos Aires in public and workplaces

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Individual measures
Level of Jurisdiction: City
Lead People/Agency: government of the City of Buenos Aires

Overview: The Government of the City of Buenos Aires established, after April 15th, compulsory use of face masks for every persons that enters or remains every office or commercial stores, and also in buses, metro and urban trains.
Full details here: https://www.lanacion.com.ar/sociedad/coronavirus-ciudad-estableceria-uso-obligatorio-barbijo-viajar-nid2353498

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: Reports and recommendations from international bodies such US CDC
Evidence/Justification: Advice of the Health Minister of the City Government.