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Vallarta's beaches and hotels reopen on Monday


The places where the gradual reactivation will begin will be golf courses, piers, tourist routes, public spaces, sports units and shopping centers.

One of the sectors hardest hit by the crisis is tourism and in Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas it is the main source of income for its inhabitants.

Given this, the governor of Jalisco with the validation of the health table made up of specialists from the Ministry of Health Jalisco and the University of Guadalajara, and together with the governor of Nayarit, Antonio Echevarría, announced that this weekend hotels and Beaches will prepare protocols for its reopening on Monday.

In addition, they will initiate visits for certification and distinctive for their subsequent reopening in the golf courses, piers, tourist routes, public spaces, sports units and shopping centers, while bars, clubs and canteens will remain closed for a longer time and without a date of opening.

“We are in a moment of acceleration in the rate of infection and we will go step by step and the first step is to adjust the level of hotel occupancy allowed, lower it to levels between 25 and 30%. The common areas (pool and beach access) will begin to operate with the protocols, "said the Governor of Jalisco.

He indicated that the same employers will be monitoring them with permanent sampling of their employees, while municipal governments will monitor that measures are guaranteed on public beaches.

He pointed out that, although contagions are greater and are increasing more rapidly, it has to start opening because “we cannot stop the economy. We have to teach ourselves to live with risk ”.

He also reported that the health panel made an analysis in Puerto Vallarta and it is the health region with the most immunity because the virus came to the municipality earlier, from foreign tourists.

"The important thing is that the table of economic reactivation in Vallarta is maintained to diversify the places for economic income, thinking about the future, and not only depending on tourism," he stressed.

In addition, he said that, even if the reopening begins, they do not expect a large wave of visitors, as there are still economic difficulties.

Google translation from Informador.

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