Alcohol prohibition and closure of beaches in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, due to a rebound in COVID-19 cases

The decree also restricts access and transit to “federal public transport such as Grupo ADO, Altamar, Estrella Blanca, Blanesca, Diamante, Delfines and Oaxaca Pacífico”, as well as free or foreign taxis to the municipality.

ADO Bus Station, Puerto Escondido

Authorities of the municipality of Santa María Colotepec, in Oaxaca, decreed several measures in the face of the rebound in COVID-19 cases, including the closure of the beaches in Puerto Escondido, as well as a dry law in the town.

The municipal council decreed since last October 12, and until the 31st of the same month, the closure of “all beaches for any use”, from Puerto Piedra, to El Puertecito beach.

Restaurant occupancy is also reduced to 40% and hotel occupancy 20%.

In addition, the opening of bars and the establishment of merchants in the “cobbled area” were totally prohibited.

The prohibition of sale of alcoholic beverages will apply to the entire jurisdiction of the municipality, nor will parties or events be allowed.

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They prohibit entry of tourist transport

The decree also restricts access and transit to “federal public transport such as Grupo ADO, Altamar, Estrella Blanca, Blanesca, Diamante, Delfines and Oaxaca Pacífico “, as well as free or foreign taxis to the municipality.

“The number of passengers in inter-municipal public transport is reduced: buses and free taxis with three passengers per vehicle; and female passengers with seven users ”, the document states.

𝗘𝗟 𝗛𝗢𝗡𝗢𝗥𝗔𝗕𝗟𝗘 𝗔𝗬𝗨𝗡𝗧𝗔𝗠𝗜𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗢 𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗧𝗜𝗧𝗨𝗖𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 𝗗𝗘 𝗦𝗔𝗡𝗧𝗔 𝗠𝗔𝗥Í𝗔 𝗖𝗢𝗟𝗢𝗧𝗘𝗣𝗘𝗖, 𝗖𝗢𝗥𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗔𝗕𝗟𝗘 𝗗𝗘 𝗟𝗔 𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗧𝗘𝗖𝗖𝗜Ó𝗡 𝗗𝗘𝗟 𝗗𝗘𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗛𝗢 𝗔 𝗟𝗔…

Published by H. Constitutional City Council of Santa María Colotepec 2020-2022 on  Sunday, October 11, 2020

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