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CNPC recommends shelter during Day of the Dead


The CNPC warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is still present, so the sanitary restriction measures must be maintained. Photo: Cuartoscuro

MEXICO CITY

For the Day of the Dead celebrations, November 1 and 2 next, the National Coordination of Civil Protection (CNPC) recommended to the population stay home and keep a healthy distance, in case of going to meetings or public places.

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The organism, dependent on the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC), alerted that the Covid-19 pandemic is still present, so the sanitary restriction measures.

“It is important to consider that, in any meeting held in public or private spaces, with family members or members of a community, it is, at all times, a risk of spreading Covid-19, so we urge the highest recommendation: ‘stay at home, ‘”the CNPC said in a statement.

The agency, led by Laura Velázquez Alzúa highlighted that state and municipal authorities have announced the closure of pantheons or public squares, for the days of the celebrations for the dead.

The justification for this measure was explained, is that any meeting held in public or private spaces, with family members or members of a community, supposes the risk of spreading the SARS-COV2 virus.

“The CNPC recognizes the authorities of the various federal entities that are already preparing operations to monitor and comply with sanitary measures, in order to guarantee the safety of all its inhabitants,” said the Coordination.

It was detailed that, until this Thursday, they have already confirmed the closure of cemeteries during the Day of the Dead Mexico City, Hidalgo, Tlaxcala, State of Mexico, Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur.

They will also take this measure Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Querétaro, Sinaloa (only in Culiacán), Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas.

“It is important to remember that by taking care of yourself, you also take care of your family and loved ones. So we ask you to comply with recommendations such as avoiding going to public events ”, requested the CNPC.

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He added that, if due to labor or economic necessity you have to attend an event in a public space, you should consider the access recommendations, schedules and sanitary measures issued by the authority.

Among other suggestions, it was asked to avoid going to areas considered high risk of contagion; comply with the maximum number of people allowed in public spaces, and maintain the social distancing.

“Carry extra sanitary supplies in case of emergency or to help others who don’t have them. For example, masks (without sharing or exchange with other people), hand sanitizer and disposable tissues, for example ”, proposed the CNPC.

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