Quarantine is extended until May 30 in high transmission areas of COVID-19
The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell, declared that Mexico maintains phase 2 of the health contingency for the Covid-19 and due to this, the National Day of Healthy Distance will be maintained until May 30 in the areas of high transmission of the coronavirus, the official recalled that it is important to continue obeying the main recommendation to stop the pandemic: stay home.
During the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Undersecretary of Health added that in municipalities with low or no transmission of the new coronavirus (Orthocoronavirinae), the measure will remain until May 17. In this condition are 979 municipalities, whose names will be announced later.
Among the high transmission areas are:
- The Valley of Mexico
- Puebla de Los Angeles
- The municipality of Benito Juárez, in which the city of Cancún is located in Quintana Roo.
Before them, he stressed the importance of segmenting mobility during the Covid-19 contingency in national territory, that is, that people who live in areas of low or no transmission do not move to areas of high transmission and conversely: those who live in High transmission areas should not go to low or no transmission areas.
During the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the Undersecretary of Health added that in municipalities with low or no transmission of health security, the healthy distance measure would remain until May 17 .
López-Gatell also pointed out that as part of control actions in all areas, protection measures for older adults and people at increased risk of serious complications from Covid-19 (pregnant women and people with diseases) will be maintained until further notice. Chronicles).
For his part, President López Obrador pointed out that we must continue with healthy distance measures and stay at home . The president recommended " going out on the street only for what is essential " and explained that in the case of schools , there will be no return to classes next Monday, as this would be until next May 18 in municipalities where there are no cases of coronavirus , a situation that would be achieved only if the discipline that has been observed so far is maintained.
About the return to classes and all the productive activities in the states with more coronavirus cases , he said, it would be until June 1 as long as the healthy distance for the mitigation of Covid-19 is maintained .
Regarding the analysis that was given this Thursday, López Obrador assured that he does not consider that Mexico will be overwhelmed by the coronavirus and that there will be no need for beds or ventilators or specialists; He stressed that the objective of his government is to save many lives.
The president acknowledged that although measures to restrict social mobility involve heavy sacrifice, it is what has most helped combat Covid-19 .
Google translation from UnoTV.