No More Masks For Caribbean Coast State Of Quintana Roo
The frequency of COVID-19 has dropped, and there have been no fatalities for the last five weeks, which led the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico to make the decision to remove the mask requirement.
Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Cozumel are some of the most popular tourist attractions in the state of Quintana Roo, which is located on the Caribbean coast. On Tuesday, Governor Carlos Joaquin announced that masks are no longer necessary in the state.
The governor said in a video message that throughout the course of the previous five weeks, the daily average number of newly reported cases has stayed below 20.
The governor recommended those with existing health conditions to maintain the practice of wearing masks. He emphasized that it is still a good idea to protect oneself by using a mask while utilizing public transportation and when in confined places with inadequate air.
Joaquin also brought up the possibility of reinstituting the mask rule if the situation deteriorates further.
Remember that wearing a face mask is your own personal duty, and put one on if you have any reason to fear that you may have been exposed to the virus.
The rule prohibiting the wearing of masks has been repealed in a number of other Mexican states, including Baja California Sur, Baja California, Mexico City, Tamaulipas, and Nuevo León.
There is not a single one of the COVID-19 measures that has been completely implemented or enforced by Mexico.
While European cities needed COVID-19 passes and PCR testing, this country was ready to open its doors without asking questions or requesting testing. In contrast, the United States mainly blocked passengers from dozens of countries.
According to the government, tourism plays such a significant role in Mexico’s economy that the nation simply cannot afford to make it more difficult for people to go there.
The fact that large beach resorts have repeatedly been struck by coronavirus outbreaks that are believed to have been brought in by tourists has been a “partial” blessing for those who are responsible for providing services to visitors such as waiting on tables, cleaning toilets, and driving buses or taxis for them.
The beaches of Mexico are about to face another another threat. It is anticipated that 32 thousand tons of sargassum seaweed would arrive, as stated by Admiral Rafel Ojeda, Secretary of the Mexican Navy (Semar). This is a frighteningly high amount.
According to Ojeda, who recently described the situation as “alarming,” the authorities in Cancun are making preparations for the presence of the greatest number of sargassum observed on the city’s beaches since 2018.