Thursday, December 10, 2020
In an effort to regulate the unfold of COVID-19, the Mexican federal authorities carried out a four-color “visitors gentle” monitoring system in June 2020 to alert residents to the epidemiological dangers in every of the nation’s 32 states and supply steering on restrictions on sure actions. The twice-monthly monitoring system is aligned with well being protocols to information Mexico’s states by the nation’s phased reopening plan. Under is a map for the interval of December 7, 2020, to December 20, 2020, indicating the COVID-19 danger degree in every of Mexico’s 32 states.
In current weeks, COVID-19 instances have been considerably growing all through the nation, leading to many extra states getting into into orange visitors gentle standing. Fourteen states had been in orange visitors gentle standing in our earlier version, however now there are 24 on this standing, the very best variety of states on the second-most restrictive degree since late August 2020. Two states that had been in orange visitors gentle standing within the earlier version are actually in pink visitors gentle standing, essentially the most restrictive standing. Nevertheless, there was some progress, with three states in inexperienced visitors gentle standing—the primary time that greater than two have entered the standing through which “all actions … are allowed.”
Baja California, one of many two states in pink visitors gentle standing, has not carried out coercive measures for instances of noncompliance with restrictions meant to forestall the unfold of COVID-19. Nevertheless, a few of the states in orange visitors gentle standing, akin to Chihuahua and Sonora, preserve coercive measures for instances of noncompliance with pandemic preventative protocols.
Mexico Metropolis, which continues to be in orange visitors gentle standing, has imposed further restrictions, such because the closure of all jurisdictional authorities. As well as, Mexico Metropolis is limiting hospital occupancy to round 60 p.c of the capability in private and non-private hospitals. In our view, limitations are being imposed in Mexico Metropolis as if the visitors gentle had been in pink standing.
This chart presents the visitors gentle standing of every state, and, as relevant, variations between federal and native visitors gentle statuses based mostly on publications of the federal Ministry of Well being and standing studies supplied by every state.
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