The governors of the Mexican states of Baja California Sur, Yucatan, Quintana-Roo, Jalisco and Tabasco have announced their rejection of the federal regulation, according to which these states would change from orange to red at the epidemiological traffic light. Among the governors are politicians who are considered politically related to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
On Friday, the Mexican government announced through the Department of Health that 18 states, according to the June 5 classification, will be red and 14 orange to determine the risk for each state.
Baja California Sur PAN governor Carlos Mendoza Davis has reported that the company’s State Committee on Health Safety has voted for the company to remain at level five of the health alert, which corresponds to the orange traffic light.
“The decisions of the health authorities in this committee are responsible because the most important thing is the health of Southern Californians,” he said, according to the Mexican newspaper El Universal.