The Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection of Mexico City (@SGIRPC_CDMX) issued a yellow alert due to low temperatures in the municipalities Álvaro Obregón, Cuajimalpa, Magdalena Contreras, Milpa Alta, Tlalpan and Xochimilco.
The notice will be effective between 05:00 and 08:00 hours this Sunday, October 22. According to the agency, in the high areas of the six demarcations temperatures are expected to move between four and six degrees Celsius.
In addition, in the early hours of the morning there could be light rains in Tlalpan and Milpa Alta. Although a cloudy sky will prevail throughout the day, no precipitation is expected. The maximum temperatures will oscillate between 21 and 23ºC, and the minimum could drop to eight or six degrees Celsius.
Due to the expected weather conditions, SGIRPC issued the following recommendations:
– Cover nose and mouth.
– Wear warm clothes.
– Avoid the entry of cold air into the respiratory tract.
– Avoid sudden changes in temperature.
– Drink plenty of water, as well as fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin A and C.
– Drink hot liquids.
– Use a mask and scarf if you do outdoor activities.
– Try to breathe through the nose, and not through the mouth.
In recent days, several yellow alerts have been issued in Mexico City due to a low temperature forecast. A cold weather that comes in the middle of a pandemic that in the capital has already left a balance of 16,826 deaths, and a total of 185,913 infections. Only in the last 24 hours, 1,277 new cases were registered and 56 patients died; and it is estimated that currently, around 11,841 people are facing Covid-19.
As reported on Friday by Governor Claudia Sheinbaum, the epidemiological traffic light will remain orange next week, but with an alert, since between November 12 and 19 there was an upturn in hospitalizations; and it went from 4,247 occupied beds to more than 4,500. That is, in the last seven days, 349 people were hospitalized for coronavirus, and hospital occupancy rose to 50%.
“If we continue this trend, we will be in mid-December at the same level as in May. We are five weeks away from correcting the trend, so that we do not reach saturation and the limit, “said the head of the capital’s government.
Given this situation, it is important that citizens Protect yourself from cold weather, as any complications in the respiratory tract could complicate the recovery from Covid-19. It is advised to use two layers of clothing, an outer garment to avoid wind and rain, long pants, and warm and waterproof shoes.
In addition, the population was urged to be aware of the weather reports and alerts issued through official channels, to know in advance the weather forecasts, especially for winter, which will begin on December 21.
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