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The Governor of Jalisco announced this Wednesday that the state’s beaches and spas will be closed to prevent a spread of COVID-19 cases. During his press conference, he asked citizens to listen to the authorities...






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Puerto Vallarta beaches have been closed; do not visit beaches for Easter

The Governor of Jalisco announced this Wednesday that the state’s beaches and spas will be closed to prevent a spread of COVID-19 cases. During his press conference, he asked citizens to listen to the authorities and reiterated that this period of health emergency “is not a vacation.” He reiterated his request to citizens not to...

Four cruises are stranded in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta currently has four anchored cruise ships in the Bay, hosted by the Puerto Vallarta Captaincy, before the cancellation of all shipping operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ships are Oosterdam, Westeram and Eurodam, as well as Norwegian Joy, from the shipping company Holland American Line. Some ships have been up to half...

Mexico registers 121 new cases of coronavirus, still drastically lagging in testing

With 121 new confirmed coronavirus cases and one death in the last 24 hours, Mexico already registers 1,215 infected people and 29 deaths, health authorities reported on Tuesday, March 31. As has become customary, during the daily update conference on the status of COVID-19 in the country, the different professionals presented the figures related to...

Too little too late? Experts decry Mexico virus policy delay

Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious medals would protect him. Some experts warn the sprawling country of 129 million is acting too late and testing too little to prevent the type of crisis unfolding across the border in the United States. Last...

Puerto Vallarta prepares 500 graves for COVID-19 deaths

The municipality of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, has already registered its first positive case of coronavirus, reported the city Mayor, Arturo Dávalos Peña, who has announced that, for the worst case, they are already preparing a total of 500 graves. “Through Municipal Public Services, we are working in the pantheons, God forbid, and we all touch...

Puerto Vallarta confirms a case of COVID-19

The Jalisco Ministry of Health reported that seven new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the state, bringing the total to 94 people affected by the virus. He reported that, of the total, four cases are asymptomatic, and indicated that the confirmed cases are found in eight of the 125 municipalities in the state, these...

Mexico declares a health emergency

The federal government of Mexico declared a national health emergency in Mexico due to Covid-19. In addition to the measures that are underway as part of the National Sana Distancia Day, all sectors in the country, mainly private companies, are urged to stop most of their activities. There is concern about the increase in community...

Couple postpones wedding in Mexico due to COVID-19, delivers reception food to local hospital

After the contingency in Mexico, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Andrea Negrete and Gustavo Fuentes were unable to celebrate their wedding, and decided to give away their reception food to a hospital. On Sunday, around noon, the couple arrived at the hospital in an uber, got out, set up a table and the food they...

Coronavirus epidemic could last until September, according to Mexico’s Undersecretary of Health

The undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell assured Mexico will have a long epidemic, which could last until September, which will depend on the Mexican society following the instructions of the Federal Ministry of Health. “The epidemic is not going to stop until it ends, it is possibly going to be a long epidemic, we are...

Mayor of Vallarta will take a cut in salary to buy food for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic

The mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo Dávalos Peña, has announced that in the face of the Covid 19 contingency, he has decided to reduce his salary by 50% and his directors by 20% in order to create an economic exchange to acquire pantries and support some 7,500 families from Vallarta with limited resources or who...

Another cruise with 680 crew members and no passengers will arrive in Puerto Vallarta

The Westerdam cruise ship belonging to Holland American Line is about to arrive in Puerto Vallarta with 680 crew members on board and without any tourists. Before entering international waters, they were reviewed by the United States Coast Guard, so none of its 680 crew members are suspected of Covid-19 coronavirus. Also, they will not...

Nurses in Jalisco are being attacked out of fear of COVID-19 contagion

There is concern among nurses in Jalisco because, since the Covid 19 outbreaks, they have been attacked in the streets by people who think that having been in contact with patients makes them contagious. Through an official letter sent by the Inter-institutional Commission of Nurses of the state of Jalisco, its president, Edith Mujica Chávez,...