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Six out of 10 tapatíos are "quite isolated"


According to a survey carried out by El Informador in which 1,300 Tapatíos participated anonymously, six out of 10 citizens claimed to be in isolation and with preventive measures

Since March 17, Alejandra and her family have been kept at home to comply with the isolation requested by the authorities. She has only been out three times: to a funeral, to take her husband to the hospital and to congratulate her dad on his birthday, although he did it from his car.

Alejandra went ahead and bought the pantry she needed. He got the numbers of shops, butchers and greengrocers near his house to order everything at home.

And while the schools continued to operate, her children took classes online. At first, he shared, it was complicated, but they have already managed to establish routines to do housework and be distracted without falling into boredom.

She claims that she isolated herself. And according to a survey carried out by this media in which 1,300 Tapatios participated anonymously, six out of 10 are also "quite isolated". That is, although it has complied with the measure # QuédateEnCasa , they continue dating, but with precautionary measures.

Two out of 10 say they have avoided leaving, but continue to be reunited with their family, while only 2.2% stated that they are in "total isolation", or that no one enters or leaves their home.

In contrast, 2.1% reported that they have not isolated themselves and that they continue to carry on their lives in the normal way.

On March 30, the University of Guadalajara (UdeG) indicated that it is necessary that at least six out of 10 Jaliscienses remain in isolation so as not to increase the number of infections in the Entity and the health services are not saturated.


One thousand 320 beds, the goal

On Monday, the State Government released its Jalisco Reconversion and Escalation Plan, which includes a goal of 1,320 beds (between hospitals and clinics of both the State Health Secretariat and the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) and the Institute of Security and Social Services of State Workers (ISSSTE), for COVID-19 patients.


Avalan buys to protect elements

The Procurement Committee of the Guadalajara City Council endorsed the purchase of supplies and protective equipment for the staff of Municipal Medical Services, the Tapa Police Station and Civil Protection and Firefighters, so that its elements have what is necessary to attend the citizenship and protect their health in their daily work.

Tips for the global economic crisis

Virtual seminars open


In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, starting today the University of Guadalajara will offer a series of virtual seminars called “webinars”, with educational and practical content, which will be open free of charge to the entire population.


The objective is to help the population make the best decisions in the face of the economic contingency, derived from the pandemic and the global economic recession that it has caused, as it represents a threat to businesses of all sizes and sectors.


The first “webinar” on economic aspects starts today at 11:00 am. It is titled "Hope for the best, prepare for the worst" and will be moderated by analyst and journalist Ivabelle Arroyo. You can witness it through the UdeG's social networks (Facebook or Twitter), or through the Zoom platform, which must be downloaded to your mobile device or computer.

Google translation from Informador.

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