The San Pedro Mixtepec city council reported that 493 people have been arrested for not wearing face masks on public roads (Photo: Civil Protection)
The municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec, Oaxaca, demarcation to which it belongs hidden port, reported this Sunday that they have arrested 493 people for not wearing face masks in public space.
Through a statement published on its Facebook account, the City Council indicated that, of this total, 341 citizens agreed to pay a financial fine, 139 accepted a corporal punishment and only 13 people carried out community work.
According to the municipal authorities, until the last cut an amount of 51,150 pesos for the fines imposed on people who do not wear protective equipment against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the COVID-19 disease.
The municipal authorities have collected 51,150 pesos for the fines to people who do not wear face masks in the demarcation (Photo: Facebook Government of San Pedro Mixtepec)
Given the increase in cases of coronavirus in the demarcation, the campaign began on October 16 “30 days for your family and your finances. Mandatory use of face masks “, by which sanitary measures were established to prevent the spread of the disease.
“Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in our entity, the Municipal Government of San Pedro Mixtepec issues the following measure that seeks the integral health of all of us who live here, however it is worth mentioning that all municipal guidelines and protocols for beaches, restaurants, shopping centers and others are still in force and This measure only acts as a preventive reinforcement that does not harm the rights and economy of our municipality”Said the local authority on their social networks.
The indications were clear: people who were caught without wearing a protective mask in public space would be subject to a penalty.
Whoever does not comply with the sanitary measures of COVID-19 and does not wear the mask in public places, will be the recipient of partial sanctions, such as: arrests (taking care of the capacity of the municipal jail) or an economic fine of 150 pesos
In Oaxaca there were 22,884 positive cases and 1,823 deaths from coronavirus, until this Sunday, November 15 (Photo: AP / Fernando Llano)
I agree with you Oaxaca Health Services (SSO), as of the November 15 cutoff, they reported 22,884 positive cases Y 1,823 deaths for coronavirus in the entity. Likewise, 9,929 negatives, 3,543 suspects and 20,546 patients recovered from the disease were counted.
There are, based on the total figure, 1,177 registered infections in the Coast region, and according to the health agency, this Sunday a new case was reported in the municipality of San Pedro Mixtepec.
“Oaxaca continues at a yellow traffic light of risk due to COVID-19, but as we have already mentioned above, the possibility of a rebound in cases exists, that is why it is essential to carry out all prevention measures, we cannot lower our guard, we maintain a stable trend in the epidemiological curve, for that reason, we need to take care of ourselves more than ever “, he warned Donato Casas, state health secretary in a video posted on Twitter.
At the national level, the SSa reported 1,006,522 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 98,542 deaths (Photo: Graciela López / Cuartoscuro)
For its part, the federal Ministry of Health (SSa) released the most relevant data on the pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Mexico. Until this Sunday, they accumulated 1,006,522 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Y 98,542 deaths at the national level.
From the National Palace, Hugo Lopez-Gatell, Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, detailed that there are 63,688 suspected cases with possibility of result, 1,227,290 negatives and a total of 2,610,548 people studied from the first case registered in the country.
In the evening press conference this Sunday, the official revealed what The proportion of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 stood at 42% at week 45.
Additionally, the SSa estimated that 47,099 (4%) patients had symptoms in the last 14 days, which represents people who potentially contribute to the transmission of the virus.
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