Mazatlan Civil Protection declares itself ready for a possible spike in Covid infections


Eloy Ruiz Gastélum, head of the agency, said that this increase could take place in approximately two weeks.

Mazatlan, Sinaloa. – After concluding the International Carnival of Mazatlan 2022 and after the mayor, Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, recognized a possible and slight rebound in infections by Covid-19, the municipal coordinator of Municipal Protection, Eloy Ruiz Gastélum, stated that if it were so they are attentive and ready to make the corresponding adjustments.

Civil Protection declares itself ready for a possible spike in Covid-19 infections

“We have a plan already strategically discussed and planned to be able to act if necessary, which would consist of sanitation mainly as the verification of sanitary guidelines in public spaces, public transport and giving special emphasis to prevention campaigns,” he assured. .

He commented that if there was a possible rebound, there could be a reduction in capacity, especially in closed places, however, this situation would have to be analyzed at the time.


Ruiz Gastélum, declared himself on alert for any eventuality that could arise not only due to Covid infections, but also due to any type of incident that could be generated, admitting the possibility of a possible rebound in a maximum of two weeks.

Regarding the operation that was implemented to safeguard the recently concluded Carnival, from which a white balance was obtained at the end, the local official recognized that it was a great challenge for which he congratulated all the corporations that participated in achieving this positive result.

“It was a great challenge. I want to congratulate those who participated actively and proactively in the development of this operation of this great Carnival 2022 and someone who played a fundamental role was the Sinaloa Ministry of Health, together with each one of us. ”, he stated.

Despite the fact that last Monday the stage in Olas Altas where the band singer, José Ángel Ledezma ‘El Coyote’ performed, exceeded the permitted capacity of 40,000 attendees by registering 5,000 more, he denied that the situation had gone out of control, considering that everything worked as stipulated.


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