Despite the red traffic light, emergency services in CDMX received more than 100 reports for Christmas parties

Despite the red traffic light, emergency services in CDMX received more than 100 reports for Christmas parties REUTERS / Gustavo Graf
Despite the red traffic light, emergency services in CDMX received more than 100 reports for Christmas parties REUTERS / Gustavo Graf

Mexico City returned to the red light of epidemiological alert due to the high risk of contagion of the COVID-19 disease in the entity, so the extraordinary restrictive measures ranged from economic to social aspects.

However, the emergency service 911 reported receiving at least 121 reports from different parties developed in 16 municipalities of the Mexican capital, according to data collected by Excelsior.

The national media reported that the restrictions and messages of the capital government, as well as the rise in infections, deaths or hospitalizations, they did not stop citizens from holding large gatherings.

Through 911, they reported 21 parties in the mayor’s office Álvaro Obregón; 17 more in the Gustavo A. Madero; another 14 in Iztapalapa; 12 Tlalpan and finally, nine in Magdalena Contrerasreported journalist Wendy Roa.

In addition, he pointed out that the neighborhoods where there were more reports of Christmas celebrations that could represent a risk of contagion focus were Jalalpa El Grande, Miguel Hidalgo, San Felipe de Jesús IV, Xalpa III, as well as Héroes de Padierna I.

About, no known fines or major consequences, but there are some consequences for holding posadas or clandestine parties, in accordance with the Condominium Property Regime Law.

The fines could go up to 18 thousand pesos, that is, penalties of 10 to 100 units related to the minimum wage, which ranges from 123 pesos.

Despite the warnings and the message of the head of government, several December celebrations were reported in Mexico City REUTERS / Daniel Becerril
Despite the warnings and the message of the head of government, several December celebrations were reported in Mexico City REUTERS / Daniel Becerril

In recent times, the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, He asked the public not to hold meetings, since it has been proven that this is the cause of many infections. In addition, he appealed to the solidarity of the people so that the curve of outbreaks due to COVID-19 can be flattened.

“I know we’ve been around for a long time, but this time, let’s not have parties or posadas. It is proven that in meetings, the measures are relaxed and more infections occur. We need to stop the contagion curve and only by taking care of each other will we achieve it”, Expressed next to the hashtag #JuntosVamosASalirAdelante.

And for Christmas, the president dedicated an emotional message to the people of the capital in which in addition to extending her best wishes, He thanked society for the way he has faced the coronavirus.

Faced with the latter, a pandemic that has shaken the whole world, the president assured that love and solidarity are the values ​​that keep the city together.

“I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Even in these difficult times, love and solidarity unite our beautiful City. The vaccine is a great encouragement but while it is universalized we must continue to protect ourselves. Take care of yourselves, please. Here we continue working “, were the words with which Claudia Sheinbaum.

Despite the warnings and the message of the head of government, several December celebrations were reported in Mexico City REUTERS / Daniel Becerril
Despite the warnings and the message of the head of government, several December celebrations were reported in Mexico City REUTERS / Daniel Becerril

He also spoke about the arrival of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in Mexico. The president was clear when considering that the application of it in the first line of attention to COVID provides great encouragement to the country.

However, he recalled that, until it is universalized, The inhabitants of the CDMX must maintain health security measures corresponding to the epidemiological traffic light in red that remain.

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