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Yucatán’s COVID vaccination program reaches younger residents

Yucatán begins inoculating residents as young as 18. Photo: Courtesy Some Yucatán residents between 18 and 29 are...

20 deaths in 1 day, but also some hopeful COVID data...

Valladolid residents in their 30s were inoculated with coronavirus vaccine on Monday. Yucatán next will schedule shots for the twentysomethings, town...

New ‘micro wedding’ trend keeping romance alive in Yucatán

Weddings in Yucatán have historically been rather large affairs, with receptions hosting under 200 attendees usually being considered small. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of that.

Progreso has welcomed its first cruise in over 16 months

Although only approximately 300 passengers disembarked from the ship, local and state authorities hailed the arrival of the Breeze as a victory and sign that Yucatán’s cruising industry is finally beginning to recover.

COVID maps: Yucatán making progress but restrictions remain

Yucatán is upgraded from orange to yellow under a national stoplight system that assesses coronavirus risk. But the state's own map...

New COVID-19 variants fuel mortality among under 50s in Yucatán

Of the 273 people to die from the disease during the first two weeks of July, 42.8% were under the age of 50.

Most COVID patients who died never got vaccinated

This statistic highlights the importance of vaccination in Yucatán’s fight against COVID-19.

New idea could see Mexico City bars ‘card’ patrons for proof...

The measure which was first floated by bar owners is now receiving support from Mexico City’s head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum.

What does a return to school mean for Mexico’s COVID-19 recovery?

"it is very important that our children are able to return to school, there is no real substitute for in-person learning," said López Obrador during a press conference earlier today.

COVID deaths reach a 10-month high in Yucatán

More COVID-19 patients in Yucatán died in a single day since early September, health officials said on Tuesday.

Hope swells in Progreso as 28 new cruise arrivals announced

Carnival Cruises has announced that all of its passengers and crew will have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before ships are allowed to set sail.

Xcaret struggles to contain new COVID-19 infections

Grupo Xcaret says that the most recent series of infections was brought to the hotel by a group of 26 Bolivian students.

300 people party at Chicxulub beach until police step in

Police shut down a party in Chicxulub Puerto, where 300 people were packed in, violating coronavirus protocols. Photo: Facebook

Yucatán’s COVID deaths include at least 6 young people with no...

After several days of declining numbers, coronavirus cases in Yucatan shot up Friday.

New COVID-19 antiviral to be tested in Mérida

The experimental drug seeks to stop the COVID-19 virus from replicating inside the human body, thus leading to quicker recovery.

Tourists in Mexico go maskless to the dismay of locals

Although many cities and states in the United States have virtually done away with facemasks, this is not the case in Yucatán where the use of face and nose coverings remains compulsory.

New closures hit Telchac’s boardwalk and beaches

Authorities in Telchac anounced that starting today, its boardwalk and beaches would be closed until furhter notice.

Yucatán hospitals strained while treating younger patients

Another 259 new coronavirus cases were detected Tuesday in Yucatán as doctors announced an equal number of recoveries.

Mexico’s new ‘COVID-19 passport’ will open up travel for millions

People who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Mexico can now request a vaccination certificate.

Fans hope Guns N’ Roses concert in Yucatán actually happens

Social media in Yucatán has been abuzz since news surfaced that Guns N' Roses would be performing at Xmatkuil in October.

12 archaeological sites in Yucatán remain closed to the public

Some Chichén Itzá tourists wear masks, others don't, in this Jan. 5, 2021 file photo from The Associated Press. Such behavior...

Yucatán coronavirus cases hit new daily record

Another 315 COVID-19 infections were reported in a single day, the highest number since the coronavirus pandemic...

New mobility restrictions hit Progreso’s beach and boardwalk

Weekend mobility restrictions come on the heels of a third wave of COVID-19 infections in the state which has seen hundreds of new daily cases.

Mexico to wrap up COVID-19 vaccination campaign by October

The federal government says that it intends to keep a limited stock of COVID-19 vaccines past October, for people who change their minds about getting vaccinated.