Local COVID information for “Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Mexico. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.)
Last updated: August 3, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Mexico you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are recommended in public spaces and enclosed environments. Face masks are required in some states and municipalities.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place. Face masks are required on public transport in most regions and interstate travel may be restricted between high-risk areas.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Restaurants may open for takeaway or delivery service in high-risk areas.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Some bars are only permitted to open if food service is provided. Bars remain restricted in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Only essential shops and services are open in high-risk areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Mexico. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated August 2021.. The current R number is 1.09889946364073

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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