Mexico City will continue at orange traffic lights and the number of contagions and hospitalizations continue to shrink.
Eduardo Clark, director of the digital government, said that the hospital occupation is currently 58.65%, the largest availability the city has had since the beginning of December with 3,410 free beds.
Hospital admissions have also dropped. This week 3,724 people were hospitalized in the capital, 14% less than the previous week. While in the Valley of Mexico income has fallen 45% in the last five weeks.
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The positivity rate also dropped to 13% of the tests performed.
Therefore, the government announced that restaurants will be able to have 20% occupied tables inside until 7 a.m. They will also reopen libraries, historical archives and art galleries.
There will be tests in pharmacies and shopping malls
The city government announced that capitalists will be able to go free of charge in pharmacies, department stores and shopping malls for antigen testing.
The tests will be carried out in 42 private pharmacies and 10 commercial places. For locations, please refer to the test.covid19.cdmx.gob.mx page starting Sunday, February 21.
Participating pharmacies are: Pharmacies del Ahorro, Pharmacies Guadalajara, San Pablo, YZA and Farmacia Benavides, among others.
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While the shopping centers that will have this service are: Perisur; Parque Las Antenas; Tezontle Park; Plaza Nuevo Polanco Park; Zentralia Churubusco and Parque Via Vallejo, in addition to Chedraui Anfora, Tenayuca, Aragon and University.
These establishments will do up to 2,000 daily tests in macro kiosks. At these points there will be medical personnel for sampling from 12 to 4 in the afternoon and kits with medicines will also be sold at low cost.
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