As of February 15, 21 entities in the country will maintain the color orange (high level) in the Epidemiological Traffic Light of risk for COVID-19.
Of these entities, eight are on alert to return to the color red (maximum risk): Mexico City, Nuevo León, Baja California Sur, Aguascalientes, Querétaro, Colima, Hidalgo and Morelos.
Read more: CDMX returns to an orange traffic light after spending two months on red
Only Guanajuato and Guerrero remain on high alert, while eight entities are in yellow (medium risk).
#SemaphoreEpidemiological 🚦 effective from February 15 to 28:
Chiapas returns to the color green 🟢, low risk of contagion.
Of the 21 states in orange 🟠, eight are at risk of turning red. pic.twitter.com/lkCQUEtzWg
– Political Animal (@Pajaropolitico) February 13, 2021
Meanwhile, Chiapas returned to a low risk level (green color) and is a candidate to start the vaccination campaign among teachers of the entity, for an eventual return to classes, health authorities reported.
This Friday, Mexico City and the State of Mexico announced that they will go to an orange traffic light, given a downward trend in hospitalizations.
The capital government reported that there are 5,860 people hospitalized for COVID in the capital, of which 1,638 are intubated. While in the Valley of Mexico there are 7,873 people hospitalized, of which 2,031 are intubated.
In addition, toHealth authorities registered 1,323 more deaths from COVID-19, for a total of 172 thousand 557 deaths confirmed by the disease.