Sanitary Filters Fail: overcrowding of passengers at the Mazatlán airport reported


The sanitary filters at the access door to the air terminal were reinforced, but there is no control inside.

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- Given the increase in Covid-19 infections in Sinaloa, at the Mazatlán “Rafael Buelna” International Airport the sanitary filters were reinforced at the access door to the air terminal; However, this weekend the place was full of passengers lining up to document without keeping a healthy distance.

passenger denounced El Sol de Mazatlán that, when some flights join, many people crowd in the waiting rooms, since there is no maximum number to be.

” Right now it is full of people because the passengers from the Monterrey flight and others who are waiting for a requested flight have gathered,” he said.

Last Friday, the Ministry of Health, through the State Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks of Sinaloa, held a meeting with directors of the Ministry of Communications and Transportation; in which it was agreed to implement Covid-19 tests to international passengers at airports in this city and Mazatlán.

It was reported that, as part of the criteria to carry out these rapid tests, travelers who do not have their complete vaccination certificate and/or who present symptoms of Covid-19 will be selected in order to proceed to isolate them and give them the proper care.


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