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Mexico City will remain the red light next week: Claudia Sheinbaum

June 19, 2020

The head of the city government said that the conditions still do not allow progress in the orange color.

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Mexico City will remain the red light next week: Claudia SheinbaumMexico City will remain the red light next week: Claudia Sheinbaum


Claudia Sheinbaum reported at a press conference that the epidemiological traffic light by doing Mexico City will stay red next week. This means that the reopening of some activities that have been announced for June 22nd and 28th will be canceled.

According to the head of government of Mexico City, the hygienic conditions do not yet turn the color orange, so you have to wait until the infections decrease. COVID-19 to get to the next stage of economic reopening.

The traffic light indicators: The COVID-19 positivity and the hospital occupancy are 47 and 65 percent in red and orange, respectively.

Photo: Screenshot via Facebook of the government of Mexico City.

For this reason, CDMX will continue to be red in the transition to orange and will not open street markets, shops in the historic center, restaurants, hotels and shopping centers as planned next week.

Photo: Screenshot via Facebook of the government of Mexico City.

Hospitalization has not decreased at the expected rate, so it is preferable to stay as we are.

“Although the number of hospital stays has continued to decline, it has not decreased faster and it is preferable to stay in the circumstances we are in next week this week,” said Claudia Sheinbaum.

He also estimated that the orange traffic light will start for the week of June 29th if there are no changes to change these trends.