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Entities close beaches and hotels for Easter due to coronavirus


Governors of Guerrero, Baja California Sur, Oaxaca and Sinaloa announced the measure to combat the pandemic at the national level

Due to the pandemic of the coronavirus COVID-19, different states of the republic have chosen to close businesses or tourist centers so that society has no reason to leave home. This as a measure to combat the pandemic at the national level.

A few hours ago, Governor Héctor Astudillo Flores reported that by official order, decreed by federal government health authorities, as of this Thursday access to beaches in the state of Guerrero is restricted , in order to avoid human concentrations that favor the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

"The measure is drastic, but historical and we are going to do everything that corresponds to us to avoid contagion and it is a measure supported by a decree issued by the Federation," explained Governor Astudillo Flores.

By avoiding crowds, the risk of contagion from this virus is reduced, which is why the population has even been invited not to visit some beaches, such as Baja California Sur.

Governor Carlos Mendoza reported that the state Health Safety Committee agreed to issue the Declaration of Sanitary Emergency due to force majeure in order to control, mitigate and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the entity. In addition, he noted that they determined to close their beaches temporarily, as hotels throughout the country will temporarily close by order of the Ministry of Health (Ssa).

Sinaloa also closes its beaches due to Coronavirus. "After meeting today with the mayors, and in common agreement with all of them, there will be new actions against # COVID19. I have decided to CLOSE THE BEACHES of the state. I am sure that the Sinaloenses will support us" , announced in his Twitter account the Governor of Sinaloa, Quirino Ordáz.

A few days ago the governor reported that his daughter had tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus after taking a trip at a critical stage of the virus. Through a video he explained that he, his wife and their two children underwent laboratory tests to detect the coronavirus, which were negative except for that of their daughter, who studies in the United States and upon her return she tested positive for COVID-19. . The state executive revealed days after his daughter successfully recovered from the virus.

For his part, given the increase to 22 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oaxaca territory and after the first death of a patient was reported last Monday, Governor Alejandro Murat announced this Thursday new measures to mitigate the spread of the virus, such as the closure of beaches and the realization of tours by the National Guard.

In an interview with ORO Radio, a state-wide station, the president assured that restrictions had to be increased and non-essential industrial activities had to be suspended, since this pandemic "is a challenge that society and government must face together." Murat reported that as of today, Thursday and until further notice, they are all closed to the entity's beaches for tourism and all hotels and service providers related to tourism must also suspend operations. In the case of restaurants, they can only offer home delivery.

In Mexico City, Braulio Asuaga, president of the National Tourist Business Council (CNET), reported that so far 1,100 hotels allied to the council in the country have closed , but pointed out that they should all close in CDMX, within the framework of the crisis by coronavirus or COVID-19. Carlos MacKinlay, CDMX Secretary of Tourism, informed the CNET that these establishments must close, as does the case with shopping malls, as well as 90% of capital businesses.

Interviewed by Ciro Gómez Leyva on Radio Fórmula, Asuaga said that there is confusion in the hotel sector, because on the one hand the Government of Mexico City asks them to close the hotels and on the other, the Office of the Presidency, of which he is head Alfonso Romo, they ask for rooms for patients with COVID-19 if necessary.

Google translation from Informador.

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