Sanitizing arches

Sanitizing arches

With an investment of more than three million Mexican pesos, 37 sanitizing tunnels were installed in the municipality of San Miguel de Allende, which were distributed between the historic center of the city, the entrances to the cityhall building and the Center for Community Development (CEDECOM).


The arches are found in the streets that lead to the historic center of the city such as; Hidalgo, Canal, San Francisco, Correo, Umarán and Allende.


With the arrival of the new health regulations, the municipal government of San Miguel de Allende has installed the sanitizing arches last May, with this it is expected to reinforce hygiene measures in the municipality.


The arches consist of six valves that expel D-citrus sanitizer, the liquid, they assure, is natural, extracted from the grapefruit seed, its use is effective against bacteria, fungi and yeasts in addition to being endorsed by the FDA (Food and Drugs Administration) for use in humans.


The use of the arches is mandatory, when crossing the 2.5 meter corridor the six valves that expel the sanitizing liquid are fully sanitized, the capacity that the arches house is four people every 30 seconds.


With the implementation of the arches, San Miguel de Allende continues to put health measures that protect both locals and visitors, the health measures were recognized in the municipality, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC, for its acronym in English ) I certify the municipality with the Safe Travel seal, making it a tourist destination.


SOURCES: Comunicación Social of San Miguel de Allende.