Mexico City will continue at orange traffic lights alert to the slight increase in daily hospitalizations by COVID-19.
In press videoconference, head of government Claudia Sheinbaum noted that the increase has been recorded in the last 10 days.
As of this Friday, 3,887 people are hospitalized in the Metropolitan Zone of the Valley of Mexico, of whom 2,955 are in general hospitalization and 932 intubated.
In Mexico City, the number of patients hospitalized by COVID is 2,893, of these, 2,170 are in general hospitalization and 723 are intubated.
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While the average daily income during October has been 237, as is the 227 recorded in September.
Faced with this situation, the head of government announced that some actions have been intensified such as the visit by INVEA staff to verify that bars and dens are not operating.
It noted that if the increase in the number of hospitalizations continued during the following week, time restrictions would apply for permitted activities.
It recalled that in addition to the ban on bars and dens, meetings or parties with more than 10 people could also not be held.
Other establishments that are also prohibited from reopening are: billiards, public baths, conventions, concerts and mass events.
On the Day of the Dead celebrations, he said the recommendation is that community pantheons, such as those dependent on government, be kept closed for the next few days.
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Finally, he called on the population not to relax prevention measures and stay home in order to reduce the number of hospitalizations.
Yesterday, the head of government set off a return to red light and the application of curfews or fines to people who do not follow the preventive measures against COVID-19, considering that they are actions that may infringe people’s rights.
As of This Friday, mexico City has a total of 15,047 deaths from the virus and 159,680 confirmed cases accumulated, of which an estimated 12,533 assets are active.
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