13 April 2020 – Designated COVID-19 as an occupational hazard

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Healthcare workers
Sectors Involved: Wage and income support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Argentine Government designated COVID-19 as an occupational hazard. Workers providing essential services, such as healthcare workers, will be protected by the Law of Occupational Hazards and receive compensation in case of infection.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/coronavirus/medidas-gobierno