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Should snowbirds travel to Yucatan this winter?

Going to Yucatan this winter? Think through your decision. Photo: Weerayut Ranmai / EyeEm This past New Year’s...

Coronavirus deaths hit 76-day low in Yucatan

Yucatan health authorities begin Monday's coronavirus briefing over Facebook Live. A week after the economic reopening was expanded,...

A live, in-person Merida Marathon is on the January calendar

Road races in Merida are virtual for now, but a real-life marathon is planned for early 2021. Photo: Sipse

Prominent judge in Yucatan dies after contracting COVID-19

First-District Judge Luis Edwin Mugarte Guerrero died after battling a COVID-19 infection, the Yucatan state judiciary announced.

Tizimín boy, 13, dies from COVID-19 in lingering pandemic

An otherwise healthy 13-year-old from Tizimín was among the 16 who died from COVID-19, Yucatan health authorities said Saturday during a daily...

Parts of Riviera Maya open up for more tourists

Tourists disembark at Cozumel on Aug. 5, 2020, while Mexico battles the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Getty Some resorts...

Mexico leads in COVID deaths among health-care workers

A mother diagnosed with COVID-19 walks with her daughter as medical staff disinfects their steps, at the General Hospital Ajusco Medio...

Direct flights to Houston and Miami to resume, opening up travel...

A man walks through an empty terminal at the George Bush Intercontinental in Houston, Texas in June 2020, during the coronavirus...

2 grim milestones: Coronavirus deaths exceed 2,000 and infections pass 15,000

A “Friend of Health” worker shares disinfectant hand gel with a person waiting for a bus. Photo: Courtesy

Pedestrian streets to displace buses, cars in Merida’s historic center

Merida’s Centro Historico is turning busy streets into more pedestrian-friendly spaces to help stem the spread of coronavirus. Photo: Courtesy

August ends with hopeful signs in the coronavirus fight

Yucatan's health department announced new coronavirus infections and fatalities were well below what they were a month ago.

127 new cases, 16 deaths reported after a topsy-turvy 7 days

SSY officials start off Yucatan's daily coronavirus briefing on Sunday. The broadcast on Facebook Live is captioned in Mayan.

Here is Yucatan’s September-October economic reactivation plan

Yucatan is loosening some restrictions around restaurant service and alcohol sales while also allowing malls and churches...

Coronavirus infections in Yucatan more than double in 24 hours

New coronavirus cases jumped from 102 to 230 in the last 24 hours while fatalities remained relatively low at 17.

Looser rules for restaurants, alcohol sales to begin Sept. 1

An economic reactivation pact is signed in Yucatan, loosening rules on restaurants, alcohol sales and other activity during the coronavirus pandemic....

Mostly good marks, but the positivity rate keeps Yucatan from moving...

Yucatan remains at the orange light. All the pandemic data points pointing to an economic recovery in Yucatan were favorable except...

Yucatan health officials urge caution as coronavirus deaths approach 2,000

Abalá Mayor Arturo Sosa Suarez joined the state “Amigos de la Salud” (“Friends of Health′′) program to promote, house by house,...

More of Yucatan’s coronavirus patients are allowed to rest at home

Yucatan health ministry officials begin Tuesday’s coronavirus briefing over Facebook Live. Photo: Facebook / SSY While the number...

In Yucatan, a decrease in coronavirus infections and deaths

A school teacher begins her first virtual class as children in Yucatan begin the new semester by avoiding the coronavirus. Photo:...

Daily infections hit a 2-month low; teen with COVID among 20...

A coronavirus patient is wheeled into one of Merida’s hospitals equipped to deal with COVID-19. Photo: De Peso

Rules eased for booze and restaurants, fair canceled, under imminent pact

An Economic Reactivation Pact, reportedly close to being signed, would alter the course Yucatan has taken to navigate the coronavirus pandemic.

Baby, just 11 months old, dies after infected with COVID-19

A patient at Valladolid’s provisional hospital, built to prevent overcrowding, is released after recovering from COVID-19. Photo: Courtesy

Another tiny victim as coronavirus claims 27 more lives

Yucatan’s daily coronavirus briefing is hosted Friday by health officials Drs. Isaac Hernandez Fuentes, left, and Ildefonso Machado Dominquez. Photo: Facebook...

Baby in Yucatan is day’s youngest coronavirus fatality

Every bus is scheduled to be disinfected daily while Yucatan fights the coronavirus. Photo: Courtesy Two tiny victims...