Mexico City /
The government of Mexico City will postpone the New Year’s Eve Concert that would take place on December 31, at 6:00 p.m., in the roundabout of La Palma, as a preventive measure against the slight increase in confirmed cases of covid-19.
In the morning at a press conference, the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, He stressed that this action is not a sign of alarm, since so far there has not been an emergency situation despite the new omicron variant.
“It is a matter of precaution seeing that there is an increase in cases, but it is not an alarm, but a measure to avoid a greater number of infections. It is a celebration that took place in 2019, we wanted it to be held every December 31 as something that would remain in the city, but we must respect health measures, “he said.
Similarly, Sheinbaum Pardo He underlined the vaccination day against covid-19 by ensuring that this action seeks to convey to the population the need to be cautious in these times and not lower their guard to avoid the transmission of the virus.
“This does not mean closing any economic activity, we only want to inform the population so that we are all aware of this increase in infections. Fortunately, most of the people in the city are already vaccinated: 52 percent of older adults already have the third dose of the vaccine and will continue to be vaccinated in the coming weeks, “he said.
In accordance with the foregoing, it was decided to advance the closing of operations of the Christmas Verbena for December 30 and strengthen preventive measures in the Zócalo, in such a way that on December 28, 29 and 30 the lighting of the December light will take place at 6:20 p.m.
The government of the Mexico Citycor calls on the citizens of the capital to respect sanitary measures, get vaccinated if they have any lag, or go for booster doses if they are within the programmed age range, interact in open-air or well-ventilated spaces, use face masks in spaces closed and public, wash your hands frequently, use antibacterial gel and isolate yourself if possible symptoms of the disease are detected.