MÉRIDA.- Given the reduction in the number of infections and deaths from Covid-19, the Yucatan Ministry of Health reported that, starting next Monday, September 26, the use of face masks will be voluntary, with the exception of hospitals, health centers and medical units, where it will continue to be mandatory; In addition to the fact that it will stop issuing the State Epidemiological Traffic Light, which is in green, and the figures on the behavior of Covid-19 will be updated fortnightly on the website of the state agency.
Use of the face mask in Yucatan, voluntary
In a statement, the State Government indicated that since last May 12, the voluntary use of face masks in open spaces, except in closed places, as well as in public transport, and also the removal of sanitary filters to the entrance of each place and are only kept when entering the schools.
However, it is recommended, as a preventive measure, to continue with this measure in older adults, with comorbidities that put their health at risk or symptoms of a respiratory disease.
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The Ministry of Health urges to act responsibly and maintain basic health habits, since, if there is a significant rebound in cases, some measures could be taken to protect the health of Yucatecans.
Covid cases in Yucatan will be updated fortnightly
The figures for the behavior of Covid-19 in Yucatan will be updated, starting Monday, September 26, fortnightly on the page https://salud.yucatan.gob.mx/
Similarly, it was recalled that those who have not received their vaccine or reinforcement are invited to apply it. For this purpose, permanent vaccination modules have been set up in 10 municipalities: Mérida, Umán, Kanasín, Progreso, Tekax, Ticul, Valladolid, Izamal, Motul and Tizimín. To access this service, you can go from Monday to Friday, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.