This Thursday evening, the united States embassy in Mexico issued a health alert last time, to ask their citizens to think to travel or located in the mexican territory be careful not to get COVID-19, before the increase in cases.
He pointed out that until such time as the states most affected are the Mexico city, Tabasco, Yucatan, Baja California and Tlaxcala, in that report the highest rates of incidence of active cases (the incidence rate is the number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days).
In the meantime, he pointed out that hospital occupancy rates are also increasing, with the highest levels in the state of Guerrero, Mexico City, Mexico State, Baja California and Hidalgo.
In addition, he said that mexican health authorities have reiterated the calls for all people to remain at home, despite the fact that it has already been finished National day of Healthy Distance.
Reported to their citizens that since the last first of June the federal government began with the reactivation of non-essential activities in some states and municipalities, based on a traffic light epidemiological with four colors, which will change according to the increase of positive cases and hospital occupancy for each entity.
The information of each state will be updated each Friday, and the revision shall come into force as of the following Monday, so it is important for american citizens to be aware of this information.
The embassy also informed its citizens that you will find different restrictions in each state and municipality, since each one has implemented independent measures on public gatherings, transportation, operations, work and health activities.
In some localities they have lifted some restrictions on non-essential activities and order to its citizens which wear a mask if they are outside of their homes.
He explained that in some states, police officers may arrest or detain the persons who may be violating any of the health recommendations.
Because of that the measures against the SARS-CoV-2 may be different and change suddenly, he asked the americans to consult the restrictions in the section of “Local Resources” the official website of the embassy for detailed information and up-to-date, or confirm with the local government and other reliable sources for more details on the restrictions of each entity.
With respect to the international flightswarned that currently there is availability for travel to Mexico, however flights to the united States have been reduced by almost 90% since January, so, those who have to travel must make their commercial arrangements in advance unless they plan to stay outside of the territory indeterminadamente.
Warned its citizens should consider the government not planning to organise flights for the repatriation from Mexico to the united States at the moment, so you will not find commercial flights to return, they may become stranded.
He recalled that from 21 march, Mexico and the united States launched a initiative to restrict non-essential travel along the land border between the two countries to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.
Non-essential travel are those considered to be nature tourism or recreation. The measure applies to both sides of the border and will be valid until the 22 of June next.
It should be noted that the Secretariat of Health (SSa) reported this Thursday, June 4, that the infections COVID-19 accumulated 105,680. In addition, since the beginning of the epidemic, Mexico has suffered 12,545 fatalities.
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