Mexico is already preparing for the return to the new normal, after a National Day of Healthy Distance that we have been quarantined for 60 days due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic that has already claimed the lives of 6,510 Mexicans.
The calls Municipalities of Hope They were the first to start with the staggered return to activities called essential among which the automotive, construction and mining sectors stand out.
These 324 territories were classified as Esperanza by the null cases of infections by coronavirus, in addition to adjoining others who also did not present contagions of the disease.
In San Luis Potosí, for example, It was announced that the municipalities of Cedral, Matehuala, Villa de la Paz, Charcas, Catorce and Vanegas they were chosen to return to the “new normal” from May 18.
However, the newspaper Millennium reported that a week after the list was released, only Vanegas retains some requirements, but by adjoining Guadalupe, Nuevo León, he could not continue with his staggered return to the new reality.
Juan Manuel Carreras, governor of the state, assured that his administration had already been targeting since May 17 that only one of the municipalities continued with the green flag, but continue to await confirmation of results in several of the demarcations.
He explained in an interview with Azucena Uresti from Formula Group that some municipalities continued without having confirmed cases of coronavirus, but neighboring territories presented their first diagnosed patients or increases in infections.
However, by federal decree, the automotive, construction and mining industries may begin to resume activities in their plants or workplaces, as they are declared essential tasks in the first stage of the return to the “new normal”.
"The three have about 130 thousand workers, what we have been working on are the conditions of the state, is that these are being incorporated into its process of protocol and incorporation of activities, "he revealed.
Of course, he assured that companies in the process of reactivation must adopt strict prevention measures based on the traffic light phases and their respective protocols established by the Health Secretary.
San Luis Potosí reported 558 confirmed patients with COVID-19 disease, but only 194 were considered active; that is, they presented symptoms in the last 14 days. In addition, until the cut of May 21, 26 deaths were reported.
The remaining Municipalities of Hope are spread over Oaxaca with 213 (the entity with the most territories without confirmed cases of COVID-19), Jalisco with 23, Sonora with 16, Puebla with 13, Chihuahua with eight, Nuevo León with seven, Chiapas with five, Tamaulipas with four, Michoacán with three, Guerrero and Veracruz with two, as well as Hidalgo and Yucatan with one.
If any of these municipalities were to report their first cases of contagion, they will enter the green area of the traffic light that determines the activities that can be carried out.. As they go along, they might even get off the list.
However, local governments have the power to reject the appointment and not return to the new normal, according to their own criteria.. The federal government assured that it will not have legal repercussions, nor will they be forced.
The undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, reported that at the close of this May 21, in Mexico add 6,510 deaths, in addition to 59,567 confirmed cases accumulated, of which 12,905 are active infections of COVID-19.
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