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Tourist Travel Increases as Officials Worry About Possible Covid-19 Increase

It would be an understatement to say that most tourist destinations worldwide have seen better days thanks to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, nevertheless Puerto Vallarta is bouncing back.  Important dates coming up such as easter break, spring break and Vallarta Pride week (recently announced to be taking place this year) means the city will have an influx of national and foreign visitors.  While this is good news for the local economy, local authorities worry that this could lead to a rise in Covid-19 cases.
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Covid-19 Restrictions to Expire, Businesses and Bars to Reopen Sat., Feb. 13

The Vallarta Independiente is reporting that the Jalisco Government will not extend the current Covid-19 restrictions, which will expire at Midnight on Feb. 13, 2021.
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RED BUTTON Initiated: New Restrictions in Place from Jan. 16 to 31

The Governor for the state of Jalisco, which Puerto Vallarta resides in, Enrique Alfaro, has initiated a new "red button" with restrictions in place from Jan. 16 to Jan. 31, 2021 for the area due to an increase in Covid-19 cases.
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Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for people living with HIV?

As the first COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out around the world, HIV/AIDS experts and advocates have sought to reassure those living with HIV that they can safely get the coronavirus vaccination.
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Hotel Mercurio Offering Covid-19 Tests for US and Canadian Travelers

Hotel Mercurio, located on Francisca Rodríguez 168 in Zona Romántica, is offering Covid-19 tests for those travelers returning to the United States or Canada.
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Doctor at Home PV Offers Covid-19 Testing

As anxiety continues to grow with U.S. visitors seeking Covid-19 tests in Puerto Vallarta, one local doctor is offering at home service to collect the test and send off to a lab for processing.
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US Requires Covid-19 Test Before Entry for International Travelers

The United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) will require anyone flying into the US from outside the country to provide a negative Covid-19...
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Shangela and Feed the Queens Donate to PV Food Pantry Distribution

Feed the Queens, a U.S. based non-profit foundation formed by Rupaul Drag Race star Shangela and The Actors Fund, has donated the funds to purchase 400 pantry baskets to a Puerto Vallarta initiative that was started to help locals with food after the pandemic started.
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New Shutdown Has Puerto Vallarta Open But…With Restrictions

New restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19 have been put into place, with the State Government announcing new lockdowns in Guadalajara and...
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Puerto Vallarta hotels can now operate at 75 percent capacity

As of last weekend, the hotels in Puerto Vallarta can already operate at 75 percent of their capacity in order to promote, responsibly, the tourist activity of the main destination in Jalisco.