The Secretary of Health affirms that they will no longer accept negative tests for Covid-19, only proof of vaccination
Ensenada, BC.- People who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will not be able to enter massive events in Baja California, announced yesterday at the morning conference by the Secretary of State Health, Alonso Pérez Rico.
“The proof of vaccination will only be accepted, right now we have to do this to be sure because if we don’t, we are going to lose the color. You bring vaccine, go ahead, you do not bring vaccine so we cannot accept you, that is what is going to happen ”, he explained.
The State Secretary of Health pointed out that all the protocols are being reviewed to specify that the negative test for Covid-19 will not be accepted, because on June 29 they had announced that they would accept the test and will divide the attendees by areas for vaccinated and unvaccinated.
No person is authorized
“And if you are not vaccinated then you are not authorized, no person is authorized to go to a mass event not vaccinated,” he emphasized.
In Baja California, one million 958 thousand 429 people have their complete vaccination scheme against Covid-19.
Pérez Rico clarified that massive events, such as the Harvest Festival, will not be canceled, but they will be more strict with the protocols.
“Beyond saying that we are going to cancel the events, we are better going to work together with society, the government and everything, to take care of ourselves even more and to convince the unvaccinated to be vaccinated, to be safer, and to our well-being is not affected “
The Harvest Festivities will take place from July 29 to August 30, and a hotel occupancy of 70% in those two months is estimated in Ensenada.
This Monday in Tijuana they will apply second doses of Pfizer at the Institute for Sustainable Mobility (IMOS) from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and at the Miguel F. Martínez Elementary School from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The State Health Secretariat recommends that citizens go well fed, bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated, in addition to taking their medications and having time available.
Pregnant women can go for their first or second dose.
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