Although the Mexican government has set the state of Baja California in the more restrictive orange tier under the epidemiological light system, an official said the state will remain in the yellow tier.

State Secretary of Public Health Alonso Pérez Rico said the yellow tier will stay for the week started Monday.

“I have been asked to communicate with mayors in order to work together with municipal services and authorities to implement health and safety protocols,” the state official said.

The Mexican government said only Baja California moved to the high risk orange tier for the weeks of Oct. 4-17.

Sec. Pérez Rico said at 75 percent capacity will operate fitness centers, sports centers, spas, massage centers, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, barber shops, beauty salons and transit buses.

At the same time capacity was lowered to 50 percent in professional sports venues, movie theaters, museums, worship sites, casinos, bars and parks.

As of Monday, the state has reported 1,704 active Covid-19 cases, of which 98 are hospitalized, 63 are connected to a ventilator and 60 had not been vaccinated.

Mexicali reports 666 active cases.

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