Puerto Vallarta hotel occupancy is down to 15%

Puerto Vallarta woke up Tuesday with a hotel occupancy of 15 percent; a restaurant and two hotels were closed as a result of restrictions by health authorities to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. A three-star hotel and a five-star Hotel. “They have not fired anyone, they are holding on, they have an important...
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Mexico suspends large gatherings over coronavirus, helps small businesses

Mexico will suspend all large public and private gatherings for a month as it attempts to contain the spread of coronavirus, while extending support to small businesses, government officials said on Tuesday. Speaking at a regular news briefing, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said Mexico has seen an increase in non-imported coronavirus cases and the...
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Mexican president vows to bail out the poor, not big companies, in coronavirus response

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would focus his response to the coronavirus outbreak on helping the poor rather than major companies as the virus spreads in Mexico. Officials counted 367 cases on Monday, up from 316 the day before, with a total of four deaths, including two people who had...
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While Mexico refuses to deal with the COVID-19 reality, WHO lists the country as a red zone

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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Mexico reports 367 COVID-19 cases and four deaths

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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Facebook Groups in Mexico are encouraging looting during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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Mexico’s President tells citizens to get out of the house, enjoy a restaurant and vacation

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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Coronavirus cancels Spring Break in Mexico, tourist economy sickens

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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65 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Mexico, new total 316

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Mexico rose to 316, according to what was reported today by the Ministry of Health. The new total represents 65 more cases in the last 24-hours. 83 percent of these cases are kept in isolation, while 16 percent have already recovered and only 1 percent of the...
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Mexico applies Phase 2 measures for COVID-19

According to the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion of the Ministry of Health, the decision was made to advance and apply preventive measures for Phase 2 despite the fact that Mexico has remained in Phase 1 of the contingency that exists. due to the COVID-19 pandemic. So far there are 251 confirmed cases of...
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Mexico is leaderless in the face of a pandemic and economic disaster

As Mexico scrambles to contain the coronavirus outbreak, many initiatives aimed at tempering the threat have come not from the president, but lesser officials, businesses and ordinary people. Mexico’s peso has plunged to record lows against the dollar and analysts expect the economy to suffer a major hit. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says there...
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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Mexico rise to more than 200, and 2 deaths

Mexico’s health ministry said on Friday that confirmed coronavirus cases in the country now total 203, up by nearly a quarter from the previous day’s tally of 164. On February 27, the first case of Covid-19 coronavirus in Mexico was confirmed; It was not until March 18 when the first victim of the disease was...
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