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Fines and even arrest will apply to those who do not wear a mask in Hidalgo


At the last epidemiological cut of the health sector, in Hidalgo there are 15,142 positive infections to Covid-19 and 2 thousand 316 deaths caused by the viral strain.

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Given the increase in positive cases of Covid-19 in Hidalgo, municipalities endorsed modifications to their police and good government regulations to classify as an infraction the omission in the use of face masks and sanction this conduct with fines, work in favor of the community and even hours of arrest.

In Huejutla, the municipal council modified section XXII, of article 51 of its side to establish as infractions that threaten health and the environment, not to use mouth covers in public, commercial and public transport spaces “during the declared health contingency by the competent authorities ”.

In numeral 59 sanctions were established that range from reprimand, work in favor of the community, or a fine of one to twenty days of the Unit of Measurement and Current Update (UMA) or, where appropriate, arrest for up to 36 hours.

While in Singuilucan, the municipal council endorsed decree 01/2020, which establishes the obligation of motorists and motorcyclists to wear face masks.

When riding on scooters, motorcycles and the like, “they must use face masks if the structure of the helmet they wear does not cover their face”, while “in case two or more people travel on motor vehicles other than of the public service, they must also wear face masks ”.

In addition, when the population attends markets, squares, flea markets, supply centers and the like, as well as dependencies.

Penalties ranging from warning to warning of the application of a greater penalty will be applicable to people who fail to comply; fine of up to one UMA; arrest for up to 4 hours; suspension of activities for up to seventy-two hours or in case of recidivism, the cancellation of the license or permit and for passers-by a penalty of up to three UMAS.

These determinations were made official with their publication in the Official Newspaper of the State of Hidalgo.

At the last epidemiological cut of the health sector, in Hidalgo there are 15,142 positive infections to Covid-19 and 2 thousand 316 deaths caused by the viral strain.

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