Mexico on February 12 announced a lowering of the warning level for acute respiratory infections COVID-19 in the country’s capital and surrounding areas after the number of people hospitalized for the disease in Mexico City decreased. .
Accordingly, from next week, the alarming rate COVID-19 in the capital and Mexico state with 22 million people will turn to orange status, the second highest level in the 4-level disease alarm system of this country.
Thus, commercial centers, gyms and restaurants will be allowed to open with a limited number of people and for a limited time. However, limited measures will remain in place for many non-essential activities as part of the COVD-19 epidemic control effort.
Late last year, the Mexican capital government raised the epidemic warning COVID-19 to the highest level in the context of an increase in hospital admissions in the city, which only allows people to conduct essential activities.
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Since then, the hospital bed utilization rate of COVID-19 patients in Mexico City fell from a peak of about 90% last month to nearly 68% on Feb. 11.
According to the city of Mexico City, the capital of this country has now recorded more than half a million cases, including 31,655 deaths.
Meanwhile, according to the Government Mexico, January was the month with the highest number of deaths from COVID-19 in the country amid an increase in cases, mainly from year-end gatherings./.