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Uber removes face mask requirements for passengers in Mexico

The ride-share company Uber has lifted face mask requirements for passengers in Mexico. The front seat of the car is also once again available...

Mexico airports scrap mandatory masks in terminals and on flights

Mexico no longer requires face masks on flights and in airports, aligning its standards with the United States. The Mexican Federal Civil Aviation Agency confirmed...

No more mandatory face masks, with few exceptions, by Monday

After two and-a-half years, Yucatán is ready to make face masks voluntary in most places. Given the reduction in the number of infections and...

Yucatán COVID cases begin slight decline

The official number of coronavirus infections in Yucatán has been on the decline since Thursday while deaths have been at two a day since...

Daily COVID deaths are again a reality in Yucatán

COVID-related fatalities in Yucatán rose to two a day this week, reflecting a high level of infections. Since July 4, at least one death has...

2,793 COVID cases were found last week in Yucatán

COVID cases in Yucatán rose 39% in one week, with by far the most patients assigned to home quarantine. Of the 2,793 additional infections...

2,290 new COVID cases this week, most cases mild but deaths...

Daily coronavirus cases have risen close to 400 while over 4,000 people are stuck in quarantine, Yucatán health ministry data shows. Three coronavirus patients...

COVID: Yucatán and Campeche are exceptions to US travel alert 

A US government coronavirus advisory on the risks of traveling to Mexico notably omits Yucatán and Campeche from its health warning. The Department of State...

Survey: 71% of Yucatecos want new COVID restrictions

The surge in new infections reached nearly reached 300 on Thursday alone, prompting authorities to wonder if more strict measures are needed once again.

Yucatán’s daily COVID cases return to triple digits; quarantines soar

Another 135 coronavirus cases were found Wednesday in Yucatán. It was the first time since February that daily infections were in triple digits and...

Yucatán goes from 0 to 78 daily COVID cases in 6...

The Yucatán health ministry reported 78 new COVID infections, the highest number of daily new cases since March. Of these, 56 occurred in Mérida,...

Yucatán COVID patient 1st to die in 49 days

Coronavirus cases rose steadily in a week that ended with Yucatán's first COVID fatality since April 2. A 32-year-old Mérida man with immunosuppression succumbed...

Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccine contracts to remain a state secret until 2025

Mexico’s Supreme Court has agreed that the economic cost of Mexico’s COVID-19 vaccination program should remain secret for the time being. In its controversial decision,...

Yucatán COVID cases tripled in 2 weeks, but no deaths for...

Daily COVID-19 cases in Yucatán tripled since May 1, health ministry data shows. Infections reached 43 on Friday and 42 on Saturday, the highest...

COVID in April: 1 death, but a post-Easter climb in cases

April in Yucatán ended with a post-Semana Santa increase in coronavirus cases, but only one death. Most of the month's 333 new patients were placed...

From 0 last week to 28 new COVID infections in Yucatán

The Yucatán health ministry reported 28 new COVID-19 infections, compared to three cases this time last week. Hospitalizations are steady with seven patients in...

Tuesday’s COVID cases bring Yucatán back into double digits

Yucatán's health ministry reported Tuesday that 21 new coronavirus infections were counted in the past 24 hours. Last week, daily cases ranged from zero...

AMLO seeks to vaccinate children as young as 5 against COVID-19...

In a major reversal, Mexico's federal government now says it will request COVID-19 vaccines from the WHO's COVAX program for the country's children. 

Yucatán health ministry ends daily live COVID broadcasts

Goodbye Dra. Paty. You've been replaced with a jpg. After more than two years of the Yucatán health ministry's Facebook Live coronavirus reports, the...

For Yucatán, a quiet 48 hours as ‘stealth’ variant spreads elsewhere

Yucatán reported zero new coronavirus-related deaths and infections for the second day in a row. Hospitalizations and home quarantines also declined significantly. But a...

Business in Yucatán back to normal after 2 years of restrictions

As of today — Monday — all businesses in Yucatán can operate at 100% and normalize their opening hours.

Yucatán reports 0 infections and deaths for the 2nd time

For only the second time since the coronavirus pandemic reached Yucatán, state health officials reported zero infections and deaths in the past 24 hours....

Yucatán finds no new coronavirus infections in the last 48 hours

For two consecutive days, Yucatán health personnel found no new cases of COVID-19 Monday, the third day in two weeks that no infections were...

On Saturday, 1 new case and 2 deaths as Yucatán reports...

Coronavirus cases in Yucatan fell by nearly 59% this week while deaths dropped to an average of 1.6 a day. Yucatán health ministry officials counted...