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Important information about COVID-19 in Mexico

Plan to visit Mexico during the pandemic?. You should be aware that you should try to avoid for yourself and others, so we have some important information about covid-19 for you.

Recently, this disease was declared a pandemic by the WHO (World Health Organization) after confirming strong contagions worldwide that resulted in the death of thousands of people. As a result, international scientific research initiated to find a cure for the virus. The continents most affected by the pandemic have been America and Europe.

Although a cure has not been entirely found, a vaccine has been found that minimizes the mortality of this powerful disease. However, there is still a fear of contagion globally. For this reason, many countries have decided to close their borders and limit the passage of tourists.

A year and a half after discovering covid-19, humanity begins new normality full of health protocols to avoid contagion again, accompanied by the corresponding vaccination doses.

In 2021, many countries have opened their borders to make way for tourists, including Mexico. To access this country, you must comply with specific requirements.

In this article, we will discuss what you need to know in more detail to travel to Mexico.

Does your country has restrictions to enter Mexico?

Many places in the world, such as the United States and Europe, have adopted certain travel restrictions for people from countries with a high level of covid-19 infection for non-essential travel. However, this is not the case in Mexico.

In this regard, Mexico has not adopted restrictions for the entry of visitors to its territory. However, the country’s health secretariat remains alert regarding people’s access to act immediately and attend to travelers who manifest any symptom of covid-19.

When will It be safe to travel again to Mexico?

First of all, every traveler should know that they can catch covid-19 wherever they go and be limited with many restrictions that prevent free movement.

On the other hand, travel to Mexico is safe at all times as appropriate measures are taken to deal with the powerful disease that the covid-19 virus has brought with it. However, it is much better to travel with your vaccination dose to prevent contagion.

Latest information on COVID-19 and restrictions to enter Mexico

Mexico asks travelers to stay informed about the covid-19 situation at all times, to travel with caution, and to have insurance to cover all eventualities of their trip.

In addition to this, people traveling to Mexico should follow the protocols imposed by WHO. If travelers have symptoms, they are asked to seek medical attention as soon as possible. It is much better if you are already vaccinated. 

According to Mexico’s Ministry of Health, the country’s infection rates are decreasing considerably thanks to the measures taken by authorities and citizens.

However, this new normality that brings limitations and restrictions cannot be left behind until the whole world is safe from this powerful disease.

Is Mexico accepting Vaccinated travelers?

Currently, Mexico accepts all types of travelers. However, they must comply with the protocols imposed by the authorities to control covid-19 better and reduce the risk of contagion in the country. 

If you are already vaccinated, you can enter the country without any problem. It is even better if you already have your vaccination dose because it implies both your health and the people around you.

However, as mentioned above, it is of utmost importance that you comply with the sanitary regulations imposed in all the places you visit. 

Travel Insurance COVID-19 Mexico

Before purchasing insurance for covid-19 coverage, be sure of the restrictions and limitations contained therein, as the insurance is not designed to cover expenses or cancellations affected by such disease.

Suppose you contract covid-19 before leaving home or while abroad, and your doctor confirms that you are unfit to travel. In that case, unfortunately, there is no coverage for any travel affected by the coronavirus because the policy is not designed to cover expenses caused directly or indirectly by epidemics under the control of public authorities. Check with your travel insurance before traveling to Mexico.

On the other hand, the insurance may contain coverage for specific events unrelated to this disease subject to the terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions contained in your insurance policy.

Therefore, you should check what type of insurance is suitable for you to travel and be in Mexico to prevent any situation that may arise unexpectedly.

What should I do if I’m traveling to Mexico soon?

If you are traveling to Mexico soon, it is recommended that you follow these measures so that you can always avoid any contagion and be safe:

  • Follow the social distancing and hygiene guidelines provided by the World Health Organization.
  • Mandatory health protocols carried out in Mexico. 
  • Carry masks with you if the airline you are flying with requires them, besides being necessary to access any place in Mexico.
  • If you have symptoms of covid-19, stay home, isolate yourself until you recover, and call a doctor to take appropriate measures as you will not be able to travel since some airlines are turning passengers away if they show symptoms of the disease.

In conclusion, all travelers must be aware of the great danger that the coronavirus represents in these times of pandemics. You should be informed and take appropriate measures to avoid contagion.

For more information about COVID-19 in Mexico, enter https://coronavirus.gob.mx/ or https://guiadelviajero.sre.gob.mx/

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