Editor’s note: The number of corona virus cases is still in constant flux. Health officials advise postponing travel if you are not fully vaccinated and are taking enhanced medication. This article was last updated on August 3rd.
If you’re planning to travel to Mexico, here’s what you should know and expect if you’re planning to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mexico is open to travelers. You do not need to submit a negative PCR test result or proof of vaccination to enter. Read also : What Home Health Providers Can Learn From OIG Hospice Inspections. You may be subject to a health screening prior to entry.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has lifted the requirement that travelers must test negative for Covid-19 before entering the United States. This makes it easier for American citizens, who make up a large block of Mexican tourists, to return to the United States.
What’s on offer
In Mexico you will find amazing food, sensational beaches, charming cities and historical remains. This may interest you : Chemours Challenges EPA’s Health Advice for GenX.
While the beach resorts around Cancun attract most visitors, those who want more than flying and thieves head to the cultural value of Mexico City, the coast of Baja California and traditional cities such as Oaxaca.
Who can go
Mexico has some of the loosest border restrictions in the world since the pandemic, and everyone has been allowed to travel by air for business or pleasure. On the same subject : Carli Osika career in music.
The land border between Mexico and the United States has reopened to non-essential travel as of November 8, 2021.
What are the restrictions?
From March 2022, travelers to the country no longer need to fill out a health declaration form.
There is no need to be tested before departure or undertake any form of quarantine. Those who are concerned that they may have symptoms should contact the health organization Sanidad Internacional.
Some Mexican states or cities may have stricter restrictions than the entire country based on local conditions. Tourists may want to check with their hotels or resorts about local directives before committing to plans. You can also use this directory of phone numbers for individual countries.
What’s the Covid situation?
Mexico has had nearly 6.78 million cases of Covid-19 and nearly 328,000 deaths as of August 3.
As of August 3, Mexico has administered approximately 209.7 million doses of the vaccine, or 165 doses per 100 people. By comparison, the United States administered about 181 doses per 100 people, and Canada administered 228 doses per 100 people.
As of August 3, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had Mexico at level 3 (high) for Covid-19.
What can visitors expect?
Many hotels and accommodation groups offer on-site Covid-19 testing for travelers returning to places that require it. Check with your hotel about on-site testing before you travel.
Visitors are likely to find different situations depending on which country they travel to, and local restrictions vary. For specific information, see the Local Resources section of the US Embassy website.
Mexico uses a four-color “traffic light” system to assess each country’s health security and place certain restrictions on movement if conditions warrant. Red is the highest level of caution, and green allows all activities. You can check the current status of the countries you plan to visit by clicking here.
US State Department Travel Advice for Mexican States
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