Public and private universities in Mexico City will be able to open from Monday, February 22, but exclusively for students waiting to complete practical and laboratory classes to graduate in one of the areas of health sciences.
The notice, announced in the Official Gazette of Mexico City, details that this opening only applies to students of health sciences about to be titled, not for everyone.
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If possible, universities should implement a system of appointments for the realization of internships, place health filters on access to detect symptoms and temperature intake of teaching staff and students.
They shall also place, at the inlet and in common spaces, antibacterial gel dispensers with 70% alcohol; commonly used areas and contact surfaces within the premises should be constantly disinfected.
Students must use the cover for admission to the facility and for the entire period of stay,
In addition, they must maintain the healthy distance of 1.5 meters between people, and avoid sharing materials during practices.
The head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, said that what is needed most right now are doctors, doctors and it is important that they can complete their last process to obtain a degree.
«We were getting a lot of calls from public and private universities that, in order for a doctor to be able to receive it, it required being able to cover this part of laboratories and is working with them to be at a healthy distance, with all the health measures and given a chance to have their degree,» he said.
Mexico City will continue at orange traffic lights and continue to reduce the number of contagions and hospitalizations, so the government announced that restaurants will be able to have 20% occupied tables indoors until 7 a.m. They will also reopen libraries, historical archives and art galleries.
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