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Tamaulipas: Mandatory use of face masks in closed places returned

Tamaulipas: Mandatory Use Of Face Masks In Closed Places Returned
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government of tamaulipas The report states that due to the increase in respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19 and influenza, face masks will again become mandatory in closed spaces such as hospitals, educational centers, day care centers and crowded closed places.

In a statement, the Secretary of Health of Tamaulipas, Vicente Joel Hernandez NavarroExplained that “it is about informing the population and to keep this type of disease under control, mandatory use of preventive measures will be implemented in hospitals, educational centers, social assistance centers, nurseries, medical offices and closed places. Conglomeration.

Why was the use of face masks prescribed in Tamaulipas?

The measure was implemented because of the increased risk of respiratory diseases; In addition, it was requested to strengthen the prevention measures, which are:

  • washing hands frequently
  • use of antibacterial gel
  • Timely isolation of suspected cases of disease, for which published in the present agreement official newspaper of the state

Is it mandatory to use face mask in public places?

Preventive measures are highly recommended, without mandatory opening in open spaces, public transportation and restaurants, department and convenience stores, once the decree is published, which will go into effect on December 16, the Tamaulipas government noted.

In this sense, campaigns on preventive measures against COVID-19 and Respiratory Diseases“As well as monkeypox by various health sectors and those who address the population regarding symptoms and prevention and health measures, so that seeking medical care is timely.”

COVID-19 in Tamaulipas

As of today, there are 587 active cases of COVID-19 in the unit; 72.5% of the population already has the full immunization schedule, and more than 50% have had a booster dose (third dose).

  • In terms of influenza, this winter season that started in October, there have been 68 cases and four deaths, with the municipality of Reynosa having the highest number, with 34 confirmed cases.
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