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Mexico City on Orange Traffic Light with Alert; bars will close again and reduce hours in cinemas and gyms

The head of government indicated that, if the trend continues, there would be a situation like May at the beginning of December

The head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, indicated that Mexico City will remain in Orange Traffic Light with Alert.

“We are in Orange Traffic Light with Alert, but hospitalizations have grown. Nobody wants to go to the red traffic light (…) but it is important to everyone’s cooperation“, The head of government of the capital warned at a press conference, Claudia Sheinbaum.

The head of Government indicated that the growth in the number of hospitalizations and stay follow the trend, there would be a situation like May to early December.

Sheinbaum indicated that kiosks will be installed with rapid tests for citizens in places of high influx in some places close to Metro stations.

The authorization of this is awaited type of tests that will probably be obtained today so that they can be used as soon as possible in the city.

He indicated that the number of rapid tests will be doubled from 5 to 10,000.

The results of this type of test would be ready in just 20 minutes.

Reopen program suspended

The president explained that, due to non-compliance with sanitary measures, the pubs Y canteens, that reopened in restaurant functions, will have to close again.

This measure will be carried out for the next 15 days.

Schedule reduction


From November 16 and for the next 15 days, gyms, bowling alleys, cinemas, theaters, exhibitions, museums, aquariums and casinos should reduce their hours.

These establishments They must close at 7:00 p.m.

They will avoid the arrival of parishioners to the Basilica of Guadalupe

The president indicated that soon will announce the measurements to avoid the arrival of the Basilica of Guadalupe.

He said they will work in coordination with the church to make a general orientation and prevent the arrival of the faithful.

With information from López-Dóriga Digital