United States Sends Travel Alert To Mexico For Covid-19

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The accelerated increase of covid-19 cases in Mexico prompted the United States to issue an alert to avoid traveling to this country.

This Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised to level 4 the travel alert for risk of Covid-19 infection in Mexico, so the impact this measure will have on the tourism industry in national destinations such as Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit is still unknown. This level of alert considers the risk of contagion in our country as "very high", for which they called on their North American citizens to avoid traveling to the country as long as the high number of positive cases is maintained. The warning comes while the latest Covid-19 contagion balance reveals that there are more than 4,930,000 accumulated cases in Mexico. RECOMMENDATIONS On the other hand, health experts suggest to citizens that, in case they have to travel, they should "make sure they are vaccinated and up to date with their Covid-19 vaccines before traveling" and "follow the requirements and recommendations in Mexico" in the face of the pandemic. They also call on all travelers to get a "viral test as close as possible to the time of departure prior to travel". They also suggest applying a "self-quarantine for five full days after travel," even if they are in good health. In other points, they also call on U.S. citizens not to travel if you are sick, if you tested positive for Covid-19 and "up to 10 full days after onset of symptoms or the date you tested positive if you had no symptoms."