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The Governor of Jalisco introduced new restrictions on Wednesday together with closing all bars and nightclubs in Puerto Vallarta. The brand new measures will go into impact August 1st and final for your entire month. The Delta variant is spreading quickly within the metropolis inflicting a spike in Covid-19 circumstances which has resulted within the state asserting a number of new measures. Right here is every thing vacationers must know in regards to the new restrictions in Puerto Vallarta and surging circumstances in Mexico’s tourism hotspots.
A number of new restrictions will go into place for Puerto Vallarta August 1 together with:
- Bars and nightclubs shall be closed for the month
- Eating places should shut by midnight
- Restaurant capability decreased to 50%
- All giant public occasions have been cancelled for the rest of the 12 months together with Día de los Muertos (Day of the Useless)
- Attendance at stadiums decreased to 33% and face masks have to be worn
- Accommodations should maintain their occupancy under 80% and 50% in public areas
Covid-19 Circumstances Rising In Puerto Vallarta
On Friday, Puerto Vallarta reported that there have been 1851 energetic circumstances within the metropolis which is the very best quantity since January. Within the final week, circumstances have rose a further 17% and the resort metropolis is reporting extra energetic circumstances than Guadalajara which is the second largest metropolis in Mexico.
Hospitals in Puerto Vallarta are at the moment working at 90-100% of capability in designated Covid-19 beds.
The Governor of Jalisco mentioned that the brand new measures are required to stop Covid-19 from “placing us again on the ropes,” reported PVDN. Puerto Vallarta is likely one of the hottest locations in Mexico and shall be quickly getting ready for prime season which sees tens of millions of American and Canadian vacationers descend upon town over the autumn and winter months.
Cancun, Cabo and Mazatlán Experiencing Report Excessive Circumstances
The pattern of rising Covid-19 circumstances is constant throughout tourism hotspots in Mexico. Cancun, Los Cabos and Mazatlán are all experiencing report excessive circumstances amid sturdy tourism surges. The third wave fueled by the contagious delta variant is hitting the locations onerous.
“The delta variant has a powerful presence within the Yucatan peninsula, significantly Quintana Roo and in Baja California Sur, the place round 80% of latest checks at the moment are delta,” mentioned Alejandro Macias, who was in control of Mexico’s H1N1 epidemic again in 2009.
The variety of circumstances is rising so quickly in Cancun that the Onerous Rock Lodge has designated two flooring for vacationers who’ve examined optimistic on the resort and should quarantine of their rooms. Resorts are now providing free nights to those that take a look at optimistic and are unable to return residence.
Mazatlán which is within the state of Sinaloa has returned to a ‘Purple’ standing which is the very best degree of alert for Covid-19. The seaside metropolis has turn into the preferred vacation spot for home vacationers this summer season bringing in tens of millions of individuals and inflicting an increase in circumstances. The town has now erected sanitation filters at entrances to town and is utilizing drones to patrol seashores and remind vacationers to maintain their distance.
Earlier this week, it was reported that each Cancun and Mazatlán would start requiring proof of vaccination to enter companies however in Quintana Roo the Governor clarified this would solely apply to staff. In Mazatlán, confusion over the proof of vaccination nonetheless stays as native information shops report the measure solely applies to locals and never vacationers.
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