Mexico City will resume classroom teaching “orderly, staggered, safe and dialogical” on June 7th, after classrooms have been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic.
The head of the local federal education agency, Luis Humberto Fernández, has announced the reopening, which will include various measures to prevent infection and will be carried out in educational communities “that decide”.
The Prime Minister Claudia Sheinbaum has indicated that the return to the classroom will be voluntary and gradual, and stated that they are preparing supplies and materials such as thermometers, reports the Mexican media group “Milenio”.
Sheinbaum influenced that it stipulates that Mexico City will enter
on the green color of the epidemiological traffic light as soon as classes reopen, if the downward trend in hospital stays continues.
He has also stated that to date an estimated half of the population of the Mexican capital has been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Mexico has exceeded the 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines that arrived in the country this Wednesday after receiving 585,000 doses of Pfizer’s Biological and 545,310 doses of CanSino, and it is expected to be in the next few days be it another ten million immunizers from various pharmaceutical companies.
So far, 24.2 million doses have been used in Mexican territory, of which 575,139 were administered on the last day, according to health officials.
To date, the Ministry of Health has recorded 220,850 deaths and 2,387,512 confirmed cases, of which 16,963 are currently classified as active. This emerges from the latest balance sheet, which was published on Wednesday.