The closure is expected to reduce the flow of people in this area of the city and reduce COVID-19 infections.
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The Metro Collective Transportation System (STC) announced the closure of the Allende and Zocalo lines from line 2 and Merced from line 1 from Monday, July 6th. The suspension of the activities of these three stops will be determined until further notice.
The STC reports that from Monday, July 6, the Zócalo and Allende stations on line 2 and Merced on line 1 will remain closed until further notice. This is a measure to avoid the concentration of people in the city center. pic.twitter.com/6VJkm8ia6j
– MetroCDMX (@MetroCDMX) July 5, 2020
Image: Subway of the Collective Transportation System (STC) via Twitter
The reason for the regulation is to reduce the number and abundance of people in the zones of the Historic Center of CDMX, a region of the city that is moving despite pandemic threats.
Stations that continue to operate normally continue to implement the five rules for getting on and off the CDMX Metro: use of antibacterial gel and mouth mask; Keep silent and prevent actions such as speaking, shouting, singing or using the mobile phone. do not eat or drink in the subway facilities; Cover your mouth and nose with your elbows bent when you cough or sneeze.