New restrictions have been put into place for the upcoming Easter holidays/break in the state of Jalisco, including Puerto Vallarta. But no worries, no closures are planned, just precautions to help minimize the spread of Covid-19 and to protect the population.
Here’s what you need to know about the restrictions being put into place by the Jalisco Government for the upcoming Easter break:
- Beaches will be open from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Restaurants and bars will close at 11:00 p.m.
- Stricter protocols will be observed as well as preventive measures.
- Hotel capacity will remain at 66%.
“During this pandemic we all play an important role in controlling the spread of the virus and therefore being able to return to our regular activities,” explained officials with Jalisco’s Governor’s office. “Try to go out only when necessary, it is very important to be able to identify the risk of infection represented by the places we visit, attempt to:
- Correctly use a face mask at all times.
- Avoid closed spaces.
- Avoid crowded spaces.
- Avoid spaces with little ventilation.
- No not exceed more than 40 minutes in a single place.
- Keep a safe distance from others.
- Keep an eye out for symptoms of respiratory illness up to 14 days after an encounter.”
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- Filters will be reinforced at airports and bus stations.
- No religious celebrations that cause agglomerations will be allowed.
- Beaches will operate from 5am to 5pm with restaurants and bars closing at 11pm.
- Civil Protection officials will be stationed at the entrance of the city in order to discourage the presence of more tourists.
- Jalisco residents are asked to only go out when necessary and to not spend more than 40 minutes in a single place.