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20 colonies are added to the priority attention program for COVID-19; 26 new macro kiosks will be enabled

Starting this week, 20 colonies are incorporated to replace another 20 that managed to reduce the number of active cases in CDMX

To strengthen the Territorial Program for the detection and isolation of positive COVID-19 cases, the Government of Mexico City reported that next Wednesday it will enable 26 macro kiosks to the program of 158 priority attention colonies.

He specified that 12 macro kiosks will be located in stations of the Metro Collective Transport System and points of greatest affluence, and 14 in city hall esplanades.

“The number of daily tests available will be increased to go from 5,000 daily outpatient to 10,000 daily (70 percent antigens 30 percent PCR),” he detailed in a statement.

He indicated that the purpose is to advance rapidly in the identification of positives and their isolation, increase the attention to the population through medical guidance, application of free tests of COVID-19, follow up with people with the disease and supervise sanitary measures in shops and public transport.

The following is the location of the macro kiosks that will offer care to the general population:

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It also reported that attention continues to 158 Priority Attention neighborhoods, which register a total of 1,475 active cases, which represent 33 percent of the total positive cases in the Mexico City and 58 percent, taking into account the cases of its neighboring colonies.

Made known that starting this week 20 colonies are incorporated to replace another 20 that managed to reduce the number of active cases.

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The new colonies joining the program this week are as follows:

Jalalpa, Álvaro Obregón; Jardines del Pedregal, Álvaro Obregón; Portales III, Benito Juárez; Independence, Benito Juárez; Sta. Cruz Atoyac, Benito Juárez; Nativitas, Benito Juárez; San Pedro de Los Pinos, Benito Juárez; Narvarte V, Benito Juárez; Guerrero III, Cuauhtémoc; San Simón Tolnahuac, Cuauhtémoc; Center IV, Cuauhtémoc; Former Hipódromo de Peralvillo, Cuauhtémoc; Obrera I, Cuauhtémoc; Santa María la Ribera I, Cuauhtémoc; Transit, Cuauhtémoc; Doctors II, Cuauhtémoc; Nonoalco Tlatelolco, Cuauhtémoc; Nonoalco Tlatelolco, Cuauhtémoc; Roma Sur, Cuauhtémoc, and Buenavista II, Cuauhtémoc

On the other hand, the colonies that will no longer belong to the program are as follows:

Former Hacienda Coapa, Coyoacán; Prado Churubusco, Coyoacán; San Miguel, Iztapalapa; Santa Martha Acatitla, Iztapalapa; La Joya, Gustavo A. Madero; National Progress II, Gustavo A. Madero; CTM Atzacoalco, Gustavo A. Madero; Loma de la Palma, Gustavo A. Madero; Nueva Atzacoalco III, Gustavo A. Madero; San Juan de Aragón 1st section, Gustavo A. Madero; San Bernabé Ocotepec, Magdalena Contreras; Daniel Garza, Miguel Hidalgo; Santa Cecilia, Tláhuac; Agrícola Metropolitana, Tláhuac; Quiahuatla, Tláhuac; San Andrés Mixquic, Tláhuac; San José, Tláhuac, and La Conchita I, Tláhuac.

With information from López Dóriga Digital