On May 14, Mexico’s General Health Council (Consejo de Salubridad General) approved four resolutions to allow for the gradual lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions on businesses:
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) expects that the construction, mining and transport manufacturing sectors will be allowed to reopen on May 18. NAM also notes that “transport manufacturing” is expected to include the automotive and aerospace sectors, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers.
The Mexican government will issue specific protocols for the operation of the transport manufacturing sector soon.
An English translation of the full official text from the Ministry of Health notes that as part of reopening, companies or industries engaged in activities considered essential must:
If these processes are concluded and approved before June 1, 2020, the company or industry may begin its operations. If the processes are not complied with, the companies or industries that put the health of their workers at risk will be closed.
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