The Governor of Jalisco introduced new restrictions on Wednesday together with closing all bars and nightclubs in Puerto Vallarta. The new measures will go into impact August 1st and final for your complete month. The Delta variant is spreading quickly within the metropolis inflicting a spike in Covid-19 instances which has resulted within the state saying a number of new measures. Here is the whole lot vacationers have to know concerning the new restrictions in Puerto Vallarta and surging instances in Mexico’s tourism hotspots.
Several new restrictions will go into place for Puerto Vallarta August 1 together with:
- Bars and nightclubs will likely be closed for the month
- Restaurants should shut by midnight
- Restaurant capability lowered to 50%
- All massive public occasions have been cancelled for the rest of the 12 months together with Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
- Attendance at stadiums lowered to 33% and face masks should be worn
- Hotels should preserve their occupancy under 80% and 50% in public areas
Covid-19 Cases Rising In Puerto Vallarta
On Friday, Puerto Vallarta reported that there have been 1851 energetic instances within the metropolis which is the very best quantity since January. In the final week, instances have rose an extra 17% and the resort metropolis is reporting extra energetic instances than Guadalajara which is the second largest metropolis in Mexico.
Hospitals in Puerto Vallarta are at present working at 90-100% of capability in designated Covid-19 beds.
The Governor of Jalisco stated that the brand new measures are required to forestall Covid-19 from “putting us back on the ropes,” reported PVDN. Puerto Vallarta is likely one of the hottest locations in Mexico and will likely be quickly making ready for top season which sees hundreds of thousands of American and Canadian vacationers descend upon the town over the autumn and winter months.
Cancun, Cabo and Mazatlán Experiencing Record High Cases
The development of rising Covid-19 instances is continuous throughout tourism hotspots in Mexico. Cancun, Los Cabos and Mazatlán are all experiencing record high cases amid strong tourism surges. The third wave fueled by the contagious delta variant is hitting the locations onerous.
“The delta variant has a strong presence in the Yucatan peninsula, particularly Quintana Roo and in Baja California Sur, where around 80% of new tests are now delta,” stated Alejandro Macias, who was accountable for Mexico’s H1N1 epidemic again in 2009.
The variety of instances is rising so quickly in Cancun that the Hard Rock Hotel has designated two flooring for vacationers who’ve examined constructive on the resort and should quarantine of their rooms. Resorts are now offering free nights to those that check constructive and are unable to return house.
Mazatlán which is within the state of Sinaloa has returned to a ‘Red’ standing which is the very best stage of alert for Covid-19. The seashore metropolis has grow to be the preferred vacation spot for home vacationers this summer season bringing in hundreds of thousands of individuals and inflicting an increase in instances. The metropolis has now erected sanitation filters at entrances to the 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 businesses however in Quintana Roo the Governor clarified this would only apply to employees. 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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