Guatemala closes borders for two weeks to contain coronavirus. March 17th, 2020 the Guatemala Government has closed all borders and entry in and out of Guatemala for the next 15 days prohibited entry from any country.
Tourists attempting to leave Guatemala through any connected borders not allowed. Airline travel from the US, Canada, and Europe suspended in and out of Guatemala.
Guatemala has closed the country to the rest of the World, with no exceptions.
Guatemala closes borders for two weeks to contain coronavirus
Fewer than 4 in 100 are at risk. People over 60 and over 80 are at risk. Cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory diseases, cancer, depressed immune system. More ailments more risks.
Highly contagious. The human being had no defense against this virus. Other diseases affect much more.
Necessary provisions in case of calamity …. cites situational norms and the protection of persons:
- Temporarily limit rights and suspension of guarantees
- 17 at 0 am (in 4 hours until March 310
- work activities in state and private agencies are suspended
- prohibit all events
- prohibit cultural, social and sports activities
- prohibits urban transport
- prohibits visits to detention centers
- prohibits visits to centers for the elderly
- no more cults, masses or religious activities of any kind
- all shopping centers in the country are closed
- prohibits hoarding of medicines
- prohibits the entry of foreigners
- forbidden to go to bars and places
- 21 hours and 4 am all establishments closed except pharmacies
- prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages 18 hours until 5 am every day
- Guatemalans and permanent residents and diplomatic corps who must go to quarantine are exempt from the prohibition of entry into the country
- except for cessation of work, presidency, justice, health, relief, security. Customs, immigration, ports and airports and public services personnel … laboratories, pharmacies, and companies that produce hygiene
- public transport can mobilize its workers with authorization
- open gas stations
- restaurant will close except for delivery service
- banks and cooperatives continue
- continuous garbage removal
- media maintain
- cargo industry
- humanitarian transport and continuous water supply
- Every company must comply with Covid 19.
- Public and private telecommuting …
- All measures are effective for 15 days from 0 a.m. on Tuesday Remember the articles of the penal code that it is forbidden to generate chaos, to speak unproven things and any attack on health will be punished with prison.
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