Day

March 23, 2020
A report on Covid-19 published today by the World Health Organization placed Mexico in the ‘red’ zone and phase 2 of the pandemic, meaning cases of community transmission have been documented. Today, Mexico registers 316 confirmed cases, 793 suspects and 1,667 negatives, however, Ricardo Cortés, director of Health Promotion, assured that the country is still...
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Depending on your culture, you are probably used to greeting someone with a handshake, hug or nose bump. Well, not any more. As introverts everywhere silently (of course) celebrate the need for social distance, the rest of us are struggling to navigate how to project our feelings without touch. How much we touch someone when...
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Mexico had 367 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country on Monday, up from 316 the day before, deputy health secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell said, with a total of four deaths. Previously the country had reported two deaths. The doctor in Epidemiology confirmed that the last two deaths were from individuals residing in Jalisco and Mexico...
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Local artists, cultural managers and creators will offer various activities and free online workshops through the project “My home, our culture”, from the Vallarta Institute of Culture (IVC), as an incentive to promote active and recreational permanence at home in the face of the current health contingency. Starting on Wednesday, March 25, the general public...
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In response to the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) to contain the disease, the Governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro Ramírez announced this morning the application of massive rapid tests to detect Covid-19 as a measure of prevention and early detection, and asked the Pacific Airport Group (GAP) to suspend flights from those places...
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A total of 357 German nationals who were traveling on a cruise ship from New Zealand and who had been stranded in Puerto Vallarta since March 19, were evacuated to Europe this weekend on a humanitarian airlift. The Mexican Ministry of Communications and Transportation said that the passengers were evacuated on two charter flights that...
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Saqueos Covid-19 and Saqueos 2020 are just two of many Facebook pages that residents of municipalities such as Tlalnepantla, Ecatepec, Nicolás Romero, Cuautitlán Izcalli, Tultitlán, Tecámac, Zumpango, and Chalco are organizing. “When will you arm yourself, gang?” This is one of the questions asked by those who participate in social media pages, especially Facebook, in...
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The government of Mexico has been slow to take strict measures against the coronavirus, and now its president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, called on people to get out of the house. “Don’t stop going out. We are still in the first phase of COVID-19, I will tell you when you shouldn’t go out. Keep taking...
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Mexico’s sunkissed beaches will lie largely empty during the peak “spring break” season that usually lures tens of thousand of young Americans south, as restrictions aimed at halting the spread of the coronavirus spurs widespread trip cancellations. Hotel occupancy in the state of Quintana Roo, home to popular Caribbean beach getaways including Cancun and Playa...
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