Puerto Vallarta News Brief with Felipe Álvarez; August 31, 2021

In this news brief: Hurricane leaves damage in Puerto Vallarta; Donations for victims at DIF; COVID cases decrease 46% in Puerto Vallarta

Clean up begins after Hurricane Nora leaves damage in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta begins cleaning up after Hurricane Nora caused damage that left two people dead and one missing in Puerto Vallarta. The passing of the hurricane caused the collapse of several buildings, including a small hotel on the Rio Cuale, in the Emiliano Zapata neighborhood, that killed a 13-year-old boy. The bridge between centro and the romantic zone also collapsed.

Read More: https://www.vallartadaily.com/hurricane-nora-leaves-damage-in-puerto-vallarta/

Donation centers open to support victims of storm

In total, over 200 people were evacuated from their homes. DIF Vallarta has opened two donation centers and is asking for donations of canned foods, clothes, blankets, and towels to help victims of the hurricane. Donations can be taken to the DIF offices on Paseo de las Palmas and Calle Valentín Gómez Farías.

Where to make donations: https://www.vallartadaily.com/collection-centers-for-victims-of-hurricane-nora-in-puerto-vallarta-are-open-this-week/

COVID-19 cases in Puerto Vallarta decrease 46% last week

Puerto Vallarta ended last week with 46% decrease in COVID-19 cases compared to the previous week. While Hurricane Nora interrupted testing and vaccination days in Puerto Vallarta, they have resumed today and new vaccination schedules are expected to be announced in the coming days.

Read More: https://www.vallartadaily.com/puerto-vallarta-ends-week-with-46-decrease-in-covid-19-cases/

  • Two new suspected cases of monkeypox identified in Puerto Vallarta As part of the results of the active epidemiological surveillance actions implemented by the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) in all the state’s medical units, three new suspected cases of monkeypox were identified. The patients are currently in home isolation for 21 days and will be given epidemiological follow-up. Tests were taken and sent to the…
  • United States includes the Mascota-Vallarta highway on its alert list After the United States government included 30 of the 32 states of Mexico in its travel alert, the American Embassy also calls not to drive on certain highways of the country, among which is State 544, which leads from the municipality of Mascota to Puerto Vallarta. In its most recent travel alert, published on June…
  • Tropical Storm Celia continues to intensify: Heavy rains in Jalisco and Nayarit Tropical Storm Celia continues to intensify off the Mexican Pacific coast and is likely to become a Category 1 hurricane between Friday and Saturday. According to information from the National Meteorological Service, the cyclone is currently located 395 km south-southwest of Manzanillo, Colima, and 430 km south of Playa Pérula, in Jalisco. Maximum sustained winds…
  • COVID-19 cases in Mexico double over the past week The Ministry of Health (Ssa) updated the most recent figures for COVID-19 in Mexico. Through the General Directorate of Epidemiology, it shared the Daily Technical Report of COVID-19 corresponding to Saturday, June 25. Until the information cutoff at 5:00 p.m., 5,956,732 cases and 325,576 total deaths were confirmed since the health contingency began in the…
  • Mexico fails air safety assessment; maintains Category 2 After more than a year since the United States downgraded air safety in Mexico to Category 2, the Secretariat of Infrastructure, Communications, and Transportation ( SICT ) reported this Thursday that it will continue as category 2 for at least a few more months. Through a statement, the agency noted that from June 13 to…

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