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In Mexico, only one out of ten people with COVID-19 symptoms are tested. The Federal Statistics only include the public hospital system, coronavirus cases detected in private hospitals and laboratories are not reported by the Federal Government. The government acknowledges that the pandemic is more wide-spread than reported due to a lack of testing available in the country. Mexico remains one of the lowest testing countries in the world. A lack of confirmed cases should not allow tourists or residents to let down their guard. Please wear a mask and social distance.

Coronavirus in Mexico News Updates

Without being able to quantify it yet, the postponement of the Tourist Tianguis in Mérida will have an impact on Puerto Vallarta and the state, according to the Jalisco Tourism Secretary, Germán Ralis Cumplido during his visit to the city. “Obviously in public health, we already know what we are facing. On the economic issue,...
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The Mexican Health Ministry has confirmed that less than 300 people have been tested for the coronavirus since February 8, when the first case was announced. As of today, Mexico has only confirmed 8 cases of the pandemic. “I’m worried about the lack of diagnostic testing,” said Francisco Moreno, infectious disease specialist and head of...
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Health officials in Mexico confirmed the third case of Coronavirus in a man who had traveled with the other two men who were confirmed with the virus Friday morning. All three cases were imported and that there was so far no evidence of human-to-human transmission in the country. President Lopez Obrador urged the population to...
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Mexican authorities said on Friday they have confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Mexico, in what is only the second case in Latin America. A patient with a possible coronavirus infection went through a second test that turned up positive results early on Friday, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell Ramirez told reporters. The man...
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In Mexico, preventive measures against coronavirus have been maintained, and although they have promising news about possible cases since there have been no confirmed cases in Mexico. However, PAHO moved forward with opening a diagnostic lab for coronavirus, a disease that affects thousands of people in China. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the...
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Mexico’s health ministry said one person carrying the new coronavirus had visited Mexico City, but since left the country, and nobody identified as having been in contact with them has so far shown symptoms. In a statement issued late on Saturday, the authority said it had activated health protocols and informed guests at a hotel...
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The Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), following the guidelines of the federal government’s Ministry of Health and of the World Health Organization (WHO), have initiated preventative actions against the 2019-nCoV coronavirus that originated in China. Based on the saying that “an ounce of prevention...
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After the possible arrival of Coronavirus to Mexico and the state of Jalisco, the municipality of Puerto Vallarta has installed a sanitary fence both at the international airport and at the port terminal. Dr. Jaime Álvarez Zayas, director of the VIII Health Region of the Jalisco Ministry of Health, explained that these measures have been...
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Although the possible case of coronavirus detected in Tamaulipas was negative for the new strain that emerged in China, the Ministry of Health (Ssa) reported that three other suspected cases are analyzed in Tepatitlán, Jalisco. In the first daily report on the evolution of this virus, the agency explained that the three suspected cases correspond...
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