The lockdown will begin on Feb.3 until Feb. 17 to allow health personnel to conduct COVID-19 tests and medical visits.
Likewise, a curfew will be extended from 7 pm to 6 am and a mandatory quarantine will be increased from two to five nights for arriving travelers with negative COVID-19 tests.
Essential services in the public and private sectors will stay open and only supermarkets, pharmacies, gas stations will be allowed to run. Gyms, restaurants, bars, and shops are also set to close.
Evolution of cases in Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, since 100th confirmed case. pic.twitter.com/sQuuIJvy2W