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CORONAVIRUS - COZUMEL CHARTERS

Last Updated: March 27th 2020 
 

Things To Know About Coronavirus

COVID-19 or Coronavirus is cataloged as respiratory infection similar to a cold or influenza, but can develop more serious complications. This virus is part of a family of Coronaviruses, and itís affecting a number of people around the world.

Despite the increasing count of cases worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), 80% of the people that have Coronavirus donít develop severe symptoms, which helps them through faster recovery and without special treatment.

Which are the Coronavirus Symptoms? Dry cough, fever, difficulty breathing and tiredness.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Latest Updates
Country Confirmed Cases Total Recovered
United States 86,012 753
China 81,879 74,720
Italy 80,589 10,361
Spain 64,059 9,357
Mexico 585 4
Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus in Cozumel up to date: 0

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases

According to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University




Coronavirus In Mexico: Current Status

Because it's a worldwide situation, there's a lot of information about Coronavirus. Still, most of the links or articles written are just causing an alarmist reaction to people because they're using the word pandemic, and why is it used? It is because COVID-19 is a newly discovered disease that is spreading around the world beyond what people expected. Because of it, we encourage you to take the necessary precautions so you can be calm and not panic.


In terms of Mexico and Cozumel, the current status that is presenting right now is that it's been cataloged as "Level 2" by The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recommends practicing the correct hygiene precautions daily and in case you are traveling. They also recommend that if people at any age with chronic severe medical conditions or older adults have plans to visit Cozumel, consider postponing nonessential travel. There are still no confirmed cases in Cozumel.


Authorities have decided to take stronger precautions in these past days; sanitary measures will be intensified, ports and piers will restrict access after a certain number of people during the day, and also locals most stay at home from 11:00 PM to 5:00 PM every day starting on Friday, March 27th.

The Quintana Roo authorities have decided to put a restriction on alcohol selling. Alcohol will be banned in the area for the next 14 days, starting on March 27th, 2020.


What is happening in Cozumel regarding...


Airports —

The Cozumel Airport continues operating on a regular basis. Authorities are have already put into place a sanitary protocol that has been established in this International Airport checking temperatures to all arriving passengers. These actions will help to prevent the virus from entering our area.

Some airlines such as American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest, and others have confirmed that they will stop flying to Cozumel for a while.

Hotels —

Most hotels in Cozumel are still open and receiving guests. It is important to note that they have received specialized training on the implementation of clinical guidelines issued by the Federal Government to limit the risk of infecting others.
We recommend you to contact your hotel if you have an existing reservation for the coming days, just to make sure your plans will run accordingly.


Bars & Restaurants —

Restaurants, bars, and any other local shops are closed as per Government requirements. They are giving their best to make sure the island stays Coronavirus Free.


Ferry Schedules —

Ferries are still up and running from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen and back, but to implement some sanitary measures to avoid spreading the COVID-19, itineraries have been changed and cut by half:

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Cruise Ships —

Cruise ship arrivals have been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation; this is a request by the Mexican Cruise Ship Association.


Read More About it in the News

Recent News Articles about Coronavirus in Cozumel and Mexico:

03/27/2020 - Alcohol Restrictions in Cozumel, Quintana Roo
03/26/2020 - Cozumel is against the Coronavirus
03/24/2020 - Coronavirus Desease - Travel Recommendations by Country
03/20/2020 - Canceled flights due to COVID-19
03/20/2020 - Foreign Travel Advice
03/20/2020 - Number of Coronavirus cases in Mexico
03/18/2020 - Preventive Measures at Cancun and Cozumel Airports
03/18/2020 - Bars and Casinos close effective March 22nd, 2020


More Information On Coronavirus COVID-19

Who Is Being Affected By Coronavirus?

COVID-19 is a virus that anyone can contract as youíve seen it all over the world, but the nature of it is affecting more people of advanced ages and people with chronic medical conditions. You have to be aware that the infection is not severe in the case of children and young adults, but we have to take precautions not to get sick or get other people sick more in the older people's case because theyíre vulnerable right now.


Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I already bought my activity? Will I be able to be fishing?
We assure you that your activity and fishing will take place during your trip, that unless an external situation (like a Government regulation) causes its cancellation, in that case, youíll be notified. In case you are not coming to Cozumel anymore, we want you to know that you can re-schedule your tour or activity, just contact us.


Should I wear a mask during my trip to Cozumel?
Masks only work if you are presenting the Coronavirus symptoms, especially if you are coughing, sneezing, or experiencing difficulty breathing, in that case, you must wear them, if you are okay is not necessary, but you can always wear one as a precaution.


How to Protect Yourself


As you know, the way Coronavirus COVID-19 spreads is through droplets from people who carry the virus. The best way to protect yourself is to follow personal hygiene habits and advise.

Some of the things you can do include:

  • Clean your hands often
  • Practice social distancing
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Disinfect frequently touched surfaces



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