The head of the Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, called to maintain precautions against COVID-19, because ‘we cannot let our guard down’
The head of the Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, affirmed that although the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 precautions must still be taken, and for this reason, the country’s capital will remain in orange traffic light over the next week.
We are not yet at the moment to go to the next traffic light and we must continue to take precautions, “he said in a message on social networks.
Sheinbaum Pardo explained that to continue reducing coronavirus infections and while economic activities are reactivated, the capital’s government will implement two new programs.
The first one is called ‘Responsible and protected homes‘and aims to provide medical assistance and financial support to families who test positive for COVID-19, so that no member leaves the home in at least 15 days.
They will receive medical, food and financial support from the City Government, as well as monitoring their health status and legal advice and labor protection so that there are no consequences in their work, and may justify their absence, “said the head of Government.
For its part, with the program ‘Priority care neighborhoods” Coronavirus prevention actions will be focused on neighborhoods, neighborhoods or towns with the highest number of infections.
Every Sunday, the capital’s government will announce the neighborhoods that the following Wednesday will enter the red light for 15 days.
There will be health kiosks, a special sanitation program and financial support for commerce on public roads that has to stop working, as well as epidemiological monitoring, ”he explained.
Claudia Sheinbaum recalled that in Mexico City it is required the use of mouth cover, he handwashing frequent and keep the healthy distance.
We are moving forward but we cannot let our guard down. I am convinced that together we will succeed, ”she concluded.
Until this Friday, 56 thousand 602 accumulated cases of coronavirus and 6 thousand 226 deaths are registered in the capital of the country.
With information from López-Dóriga Digital