As of this Monday, Acapulco will have a green traffic light, where nightclubs, bars, cantinas, and nightclubs will be able to operate with a capacity of up to 80% until 3:00 am. In a press conference, Governor Héctor Astudillo Flores announced that in the case of bars, discos, nightclubs, and bars with closed spaces will be able to open with a capacity of 50%, while those in open places will be able to operate with up to 80% of their capacity, in both cases they will be open until 3 in the morning.
Hotels will have 80% occupancy; convenience stores and wine shops will remain at 70% capacity and alcohol sales will be until 10:00 pm. Shopping malls and self-service stores will operate until 10:00 p.m. and with a capacity of 70%. Restaurants with food and beverage service are allowed a capacity of 80% and with a maximum schedule until 2:00 a.m. throughout the state of Guerrero.
For his part, the Secretary of Tourism in the state, Ernesto Rodriguez Escalona, said that these measures are to promote the economic recovery of the state after the nightclubs were out of business for almost two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. "The closed places are opened and will have a capacity of 50 percent until 03:00 in the morning. Governor Héctor Astudillo has arranged to open them to help the economy."
Likewise, it was announced that with the return to classes, there will be a section in the official newspaper of the State Government, where the proposal for schools, kindergarten, daycare centers, and early stimulation areas are included. In this sense, Rodriguez Escalona said that for their reopening they must have the consent of the regional sub-commission for the safe return to classes, integrated by representatives of the SEG, Health, and Copriseg, giving priority to schools with lower enrollment.
In schools, natural cross ventilation of enclosed spaces will be mandatory, as well as the use of masks, constant hand washing, avoiding crowds, and promoting healthy distance. The return to schools will be voluntary and classes may be virtual, hybrid, or face-to-face.
In the case of gymnasiums, a capacity of 70% will be allowed, complying with sanitary protocol measures, from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. The realization of congresses in open and closed spaces will be allowed only with the authorization and supervision of the sanitary authority, contemplating numbers and spaces between attendees; sports events in open spaces will also be allowed with the supervision of the sanitary authority.
Visits to churches and temples the proposal is a 70% capacity with a schedule from Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Also, cemeteries are open with a 70% capacity and with a schedule from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. In the case of beaches, a capacity of 80% is allowed and the hours of stay will be from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the sale of food and beverages in concessioned areas is also authorized.