Puerto Vallarta sees 47% decrease in COVID-19 cases in the past week

For the third consecutive week, Puerto Vallarta has recorded decreases of 40% or more in COVID-19 cases. There have been a total of 20,114 COVID-19 infections and 744 deaths in Puerto Vallarta since the beginning of the pandemic. There has been a total of 300 reported cases in the past seven days (September 5 – September 11), compared to 569 cases in the seven days prior (August 29 – September 4), for a decrease of 47% compared to the previous seven-day period, showing a downward trend in infections during the current week.

As part of the Jalisco 2021 Plan for controlling the spread of COVID-19, indoor social events have a maximum of 150 people and outdoor events have a maximum of 300 people. Event maximums are limited to one person for every 7 m2 of space available. Any event with over 300 people is prohibited.

Hotels are limited to 80% occupancy and 50% occupancy in common spaces, such as pools and restaurants.

Jalisco returns to ‘Yellow’ alert for COVID-19, one step below ‘Orange’ where it had been placed in August, going from high risk to moderate risk of infection.


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On Saturday, September 11, 2021, the health authorities shared the daily technical report about the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the country. They confirmed the existence of 3,506,743 accumulated confirmed cases of COVID-19, as well as 267,524 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic in the country.

According to information through the official website of the National Vaccination Campaign against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, during the fifth stage, which includes people under 39 years of age, 3,190,788 people have been vaccinated. This figure represents an increase of 7% in the population up to 18 years of age.

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