###

Coronavirus infections in Yucatan more than double in 24 hours

Don't miss

New Xcaret theme park to open in Yucatán by December

Xibalba park will feature a circuit of eight cenotes connected by an artificial flowing river.

The wonderful world of pitaya in Yucatán

Pitaya will soon be plentiful in Yucatan, ready for everything from cheesecake to daiquiris.

After 50 years, sister cities Erie and Mérida maintain a bond

After establishing a sister-city connection in 1971, that bond continues between the Catholic Diocese of Erie, Pa., and the Archdiocese of the Yucatán.
Yucatán Magazine
Yucatán Magazine
Sign up for the Yucatán Roundup, a free newsletter, which delivers the week's top headlines every Monday.

New coronavirus cases jumped from 102 to 230 in the last 24 hours while fatalities remained relatively low at 17.

Yucatan health officials have counted 14,705 coronavirus cases since the pandemic reached the state in March. Roughly 79% have recovered, but 1,964 have perished.

Of the 1,051 current COVID-19 patients in Yucatan, 376 are in the hospital, one fewer than the day before.

New cases reported Saturday include 135 from Merida, 28 from Valladolid, 15 from Progreso, 11 from Tizimín, seven from Tekax, six from Peto, four from Chemax, three from Ticul and Tinum; three foreigners; two cases in Espita, Kanasín, Temozón and Umán; and one in Cashcab, Celestun, Cenotillo, Chumayel, Motul, Muna and Oxkutzcab.

Deaths included nine men and eight women ranging in age from 47 to 86, also suffering from conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, chronic kidney failure, COPD, asthma and immunosuppression.

Seven lived in Mérida, four in Valladolid, two in Motul, one in Acanceh, Akil and Seyé, and one was from out of state.

- Advertisement -


Popular

Its port quiet for over a year, Progreso will welcome Carnival Breeze in July

Progreso will be a rare port of call for Carnival in July.

Comalcalco, the oddball of the Maya world

Archaeology Monday provides historical background, photos and practical information about these ancient marvels and how to get out and enjoy them for yourself. This week we travel far afield to western Tabasco to explore the unique ancient city of Comalcalco.

Stranded 3 years in Yucatán, Alejandra Juarez will be home for Mother’s Day

Alejandra Juarez and her husband of 20 years Temo Juarez, an Iraq combat veteran, enjoy a barbecue with friends in April....

Are COVID-19 restrictions in Yucatan about to come to an end?

Several COVID-19 restrictions expected to be lifted next Monday in Yucatán.
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -