Last updateFri, 22 May 2020 12pm

Guadalajara during Coronavirus

There was little or no activity in the center of Guadalajara this week as most people heeded messages to stay indoors. 

Briefly - April 04, 2020

Taxis come to abused nurses’ aid

After reports that some nurses have been the targets of discrimination by city bus drivers, around 30 taxi drivers belonging to Guadalajara’s Codigo Rojo collective decided offer them their service free of charge.

Wholesale market introduces disinfection tunnel

The Abastos wholesale market in Guadalajara has installed a disinfection tunnel through which everyone entering the facility is obliged to pass.

Guadalajara goes quiet

The normally bustling streets and plazas of Mexico’s second largest city emptied this week after Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro asked everyone to stay at home for five days in a voluntary measure designed to break the spread of Covid-19 during a “critical” phase.

Hospital San Antonio reports no Covid-19 patients to date

No patients presenting symptoms of the Covid-19 virus have sought consultation at the Hospital San Antonio (HSA) since the pandemic spread to Mexico, according the hospital’s director Jorge Alberto Calderón.   

US Consulate suspends services

The U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara (in addition to all U.S. diplomatic missions in Mexico) suspended routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services as of March 18. 

Businesses hew to sanitary guidelines as tourism takes a hit

Hotels and restaurants in Guadalajara are embracing directives from the state government’s health and travel authorities, who are stepping up to the new coronavirus challenge.