With Jalisco's economic reactivation progressing into Governor Enrique Alfaro's new 'Individual Responsibility' Phase, around 80% of the state's workforce will soon return to their jobs. As of today, Jalisco hotels, beaches, malls and churches have been given the green light for gradual reopening.
Last night, via his social networks, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez said that due to the increasing number of COVID cases in the state caused by relaxed health measures, 'we are not in a position to move into Phase 1 of the Economic Reactivation Plan.'
A giant, almost mile-long, structure has been discovered in the state of Tabasco on the southern tip of Mexico. Researchers say it may be the oldest monumental construction ever found in the Maya area and the largest in the entire pre-Hispanic history of the region.
The detection of 322 new COVID-19 cases and the death of 16 people on Tuesday is an indicator that the people of Jalisco are relaxing the isolation measures, and that could put the pandemic out of control in the state, Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez said yesterday.
After weeks of shutdown due to the coronavirus, Ford Motor Co. has restarted production at its four plants in Mexico, spokesman Said Deep reported Monday. The automaker's Mexico operations build vehicles sold in the US and make parts used on cars built at US assembly plants.
The migrant laborers who staff American meat plants, construction sites and delivery services are working through the pandemic - and sending more funds back home than ever. Mexicans living in the U.S. sent $4.02 billion home in March 2020, a 35.8% increase over March 2019.
Every state except Zacatecas has been allocated a 'red light' on the federal government's stoplight system to determine which coronavirus restrictions can be lifted and where, meaning that nonessential activities will not recommence on Monday in the vast majority of the country.
Due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, Phase 0 of the Jalisco Plan for Economic Reactivation has been extended until June 15. This means only businesses that have already met government requirements can open and #StayAtHome orders stand.
Governor Alfaro Ramírez met with health experts on Wednesday to assess the Covid-19 pandemic in Jalisco and review transmission projections as the state looks to start gradually reopening on June 1. The conclusions and measures adopted by authorities will be announced on Friday.
On May 22, the Jalisco State Congress approved a loan for 6.2 billion pesos, which will be used to carry out infrastructure projects and finance support programs for the economic reactivation of the entity after the Covid-19 pandemic.