Mexico has entered a new phase of Covid-19 today, reopening certain sectors of the economy under its new plan considered the “new normal”.
Mining, construction, and “transportation equipment manufacturing,” like the auto parts industry, are now considered essential, as they slowly begin to reopen with safety measures that factories and their employees must adhere to.
“We want to make known to the people of Mexico what follows, for this purpose Dr. Jorge Alcocer, Undersecretary Hugo López-Gatell, on the characteristics of this new stage, will also introduce the report, also the teacher Zoé Robledo, director of the IMSS, on the progress of the opening of companies in the construction, automotive and mining industries ”AMLO President – 2020. Press conference
The state is preparing to reopen the tourism sector, among other activities.
During his press conference on Monday morning in Isla Mujeres, López Obrador addressed the importance of reviving the national economy “for the good of the people,” adding that this must be done with caution and care.
The new phase also occurs when recently reported cases and deaths in Mexico continue to rise to the most sustained levels since the outbreak began.
The death toll is expected to exceed 10,000 when new numbers are reported Monday night. As of Sunday, Mexican health authorities reported 90,664 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 9,930 confirmed deaths.