Coronavirus minute by minute: Mexico presents its plan for a "new normal"

Mexico presents its plan for a "new normal"

May 13, 2020

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This article was translated from Spanish

"There is already the light that indicates that we are going to leave the tunnel in which we were and in which we are still," said President Andrés Manuel López Obrador during the presentation this Wednesday (13.05.2020) of the plan to transit to a " new normal "after confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This contemplates reactivating progressively from Monday economic, social and educational activities by zones, starting with the 269 municipalities least affected by the virus.

The strategy to lift the confinement considers the "social and economic vulnerability of Mexico," said, for his part, the undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell. The plan, whose implementation ultimately depends on the regional authorities, is divided into three stages.

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