Often, locals have masks with them but keep them in their bags and only put them on when entering an establishment.
San Miguel de Allende, which was initially intent on reopening its economy in four phases (Phase 0, 1, 2 and 3), has gradually changed its mind. It has not yet reached Phase 1—the phase during which hotels were originally permitted to open—much less Phase 3, when social events can be reactivated, but it has implemented interim measures. The City Council approved the opening of hotels at 40 percent capacity and reactivation of weddings with an initial capacity of 150 people .
The wedding industry sees the revival of wedding ceremonies as a ray of hope for the economy. On July 22, the city council approved the reactivation of weddings, but with restrictions. One is that initially weddings will have a maximum capacity of 60 people,
Adriana Flores and Concepción Fuentes are two seamstresses who make costumes for the Locos parade, wedding and quinceañera gowns, and uniforms. When their work ceased because of the pandemic, they asked the obvious question—what do we do now? For Chris McCaskill and Yolanda Fuentes del Río, the answer was obvious—let’s make face masks.
At the age of 21, Víctor Torres packed his suitcase and left for Mexico City looking to fulfill his dreams. He studies at the Faculty of Medicine of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and is about to publish his first (co-authored) research paper in The Journal of Neuroscience.