State tourism ministers in Mexico are asking the federal authorities to implement new coronavirus-related well being and security protocols.
In keeping with Mexico Information Day by day, the nation’s affiliation of tourism ministers is searching for federal officers to require incoming worldwide vacationers to current a COVID-19 vaccination certificates or a unfavourable take a look at end result earlier than entry.
Tourism Ministers Affiliation head Juan Carlos Rivera Castellanos stated the group would current their plan to the Ministry of International Affairs subsequent week. Whereas Mexico at the moment boasts few COVID-related restrictions, the shortage of protocols have been blamed for an inflow of instances in well-liked tourism locations.
Rivera Castellanos stated the affiliation of tourism ministers is in settlement concerning the implementation of recent coronavirus-related well being and security laws, with the assumption that elevated measures would sluggish the unfold.
For the brand new protocols to be authorised, the federal authorities should develop a plan with the Well being Ministry, together with fixing potential points about whether or not Mexico would permit entry to vacationers no matter which COVID-19 vaccination they acquired.
Final month, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stated his nation has no plans of asking residents and arriving vacationers for proof of COVID-19 vaccination, with vaccine mandates not a part of the federal government’s long-term well being and security plans.
Regardless of the rising variety of instances, the Secretariat de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) introduced in August that the 5 largest carriers within the U.S. transported 2.three million passengers to and from Mexico in July, the best on document.