Veracruz historic center reopens despite red traffic light


The municipality of Veracruz concentrates the largest number of covid-19 cases in the state


Autoridades municipales reabren calles del centro histórico de Veracruz

The streets surrounding the zócalo, located in the historic center of Veracruz, were closed, in the chairs and tables were placed for diners, as well as a stage where dancers and singers would perform.

This after the decision of businessmen and the city council to carry out a series of cultural activities and road closures to reactivate the business economy in the area, despite the fact that the municipality of Veracruz concentrates the largest number of covid -19 cases in the state.

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We know that we come from an extremely complicated 6-month bump, tourism has declined considerably and, therefore, seeking the reactivation that all involved waiters, musicians, dancers generate some resource in this situation, “said Daniel Martín Lois, CANIRAC state president.

For waiters, dancers, musicians, and everyone who relies on these types of activities, the last four months have pushed them to the financial brink.

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Aquarium of Veracruz also reopens

The Veracruz aquarium reopened its doors this Monday after being closed due to the health contingency due to Covid-19.

The venue will be providing its services from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and weekends from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

According to Zahorit Hernández, from the Veracruz Aquarium communication area, reported that it has sanitary filters for visitors whose temperature is measured and their hands are disinfected in order to avoid contagion.

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He also reported that groups of 50 people will be entering and they will be 15 minutes per room, so that the area can be previously disinfected and thus a next group of 50 people can pass.

The tours will be guided through the different galleries, where before entering each room, visitors must disinfect their hands with antibacterial gel.

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Finally, regarding the experience with penguins, he said that it will be only 6 people to enter, while the dive with sharks will have fixed schedules, but only one person will be able to live this experience.


Veracruz Daily Post