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The traffic light for Mexico presented by the federal government is yellow for the states of Sonora, Chihuahua, Tamaulipas, Campeche, Chiapas and Quintana Roo. The remaining states were left on an orange light.
All work activities are allowed at a yellow traffic light, taking care of people with a higher risk of presenting a critical case of COVID-19.
Opened public space opens regularly, and closed public spaces can be opened with reduced capacity.
According to the national incidence rate, approximately 26 out of every 100,000 inhabitants have had COVID-19 in the last 14 days, the rate remains at the national average.
As a relevant data in Mexico, for the first time, hospital occupancy remains below 50% in all states.To date, 24.28% of all patients are hospitalized and 75.72% treated on an outpatient basis.
From week 30 on, there is a decrease in daily confirmed cases that continues until week 35, on week 36 there is an increase of 2% in positives cases in the last 48 hours.
There is a decrease in the percentage of hospitalized compared to last week.
The national average of hospital occupancy is 25% as of today, it is maintained compared to last two weeks.
Baja California Sur
For Baja California Sur, the national alert traffic light is in orange, with respect to state measures they remain at level 4, essential and non-essential activities are allowed, both economic, recreational and socio-cultural where 1 person will be allowed every 3.5 meters of distance and a capacity no exceeding than 40% in public places.
The nautical activities and the opening of gyms and cinemas continue.
To date, 17,074 COVID-19 tests have been carried out throughout Baja California Sur and more than 50% of the total have been carried out in La Paz, which is related to the leadership in the number of active cases in this municipality.
A total of 11,729 tests applied in La Paz against 6,655 tests applied in Los Cabos, 5257 tests were applied in the last 15 days, 350 daily on average, 111 more daily tests compared to last two weeks.
The percentage of occupied beds remains at 21% and the percentage of beds with a fan at 20%, this represents a decrease of 8% compared to the past two weeks, according to the national database.
Phase 4 Measures
Access to the beaches is open in the municipality of La Paz and Los Cabos, in both the capacity is being monitored due to the large concentration of people on the beaches.
The coastal boardwalk has been opened to pedestrian, vehicular and bicycle traffic, open to 6-10am and 5-10pm
Hospital occupancy remained stable this week. Since BCS entered to stage 4, there was a 12% increase in the number of positive cases.
Active cases are concentrated in La Paz at 66%, the same as the previous two weeks and it continues to lead in number of deaths. The decrease in deaths was notable in the last two weeks, a downward trend in deaths continues.
Deaths remain 60% in male patients and 40% in women.
Hospitalized patients in the state are 121 people. Of which 48 patients are in critical condition (intubated), 39 serious and 34 stable. The decrease in critical patients has been constant compared to last two weeks.