In recent days, Acapulco has become the perfect “escape” for many in the face of restrictions due to the increase in coronavirus infections in the country, and the best example is a man who showed that for him there are no impediments when it comes to take a vacation despite the pandemic.
A photograph that circulates on social networks shows a tourist with his oxygen tank lying on a bunk, enjoying the beach and the warmth that this state offers.
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Although it has not yet been confirmed that the man who stars in this scene has coronavirus, the image has caused great outrage and users dropped a shower of criticism against this person and those who decided to take a vacation taking advantage of the December festivities.
The country is in a situation of high health risk and Acapulco is on the verge of returning to the red light as recently did Morelos, the State of Mexico and Mexico City, from where most of the tourists come.
On the beaches, people are agglomerated without following the recommendations to prevent infections, among which the use of face masks, antibacterial gel, frequent hand washing and maintaining a healthy distance stand out.
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Despite the efforts of the health sector brigades, which distribute face masks to the walkers who walk along the Miguel Alemán coast, they ignore the call of the authorities.
On Christmas night, Mexico reached 372 thousand 243 cases of Covid-19, of which 121 thousand 837 ended in deaths, the Ministry of Health reported.
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“The incidence rate of accumulated cases of 1,073.8 per 100,000 inhabitants,” he said.
A hope in the midst of the pandemic
This Saturday, the second batch with 42,900 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer arrived in Mexico from Belgium, which will be applied to health personnel in the coming days.
The government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador expects to receive a total of one million 417 thousand 656 doses of vaccines against SARS-Cov2 by January 31 next.
During the morning of December 23, the Mexican government received the first three thousand doses of the vaccine. The objective of this small amount was to “calibrate” the cold chain necessary for the storage, distribution and application of doses and to fine-tune the process to guarantee adequate handling of larger quantities of vaccines, as justified by the Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights at the Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE), Martha Delgado.
The application of the Pfizer vaccine began on December 24 at three points: in the General Hospital of Mexico City, in addition to the military zones in Toluca and Querétaro, where medical personnel received the first of two doses necessary to become immune. to Covid-19.
Until last Thursday night, 2,924 members of the medical staff who are on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus had been vaccinated and it is expected that the 42,900 doses that will arrive today will also begin to be applied to medical personnel in the following hours, as soon as the defrosting process allows it.
During the morning conference that day, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador affirmed that they will reach the most remote places of the country to apply the vaccine against Covid-19 thanks to the support of the Armed Forces because, he said, there are planes and helicopters to reach all regions.
|| With information from El Sol de Acapulco and Roxana González ||