Government of Havana analyzes eliminating restrictions after improvements in the epidemiological situation

People walk along the popular Paseo del Prado. Photo: Tony Hernández Mena.

The government of Havana reported this Wednesday through the social network Twitter that in view of the elimination of restrictions, Transportation executives presented proposals at the meeting of the Temporary Working Group (GTT) to confront the pandemic in the capital. of measures that will be presented to the national GTT for its final approval.

Through a series of messages, the Havana government highlighted some of the measures that are pending approval. Among them, he reported the reestablishment of interprovincial transport, both by bus and by train; as well as trips to the Isle of Youth.

They highlighted the elimination of the obligation to carry authorization to circulate after 9:00 at night; and the activation of taxi stands at the service of tourism.

Other measures are the abolition of restrictive controls when entering and leaving the city; the resumption of the circulation of public transport to Artemisa and Mayabeque, and the collection of passengers by state cars.

They will also submit for approval the reordering of entry and exit times to the work centers; and the reinforcement with buses of those entities that have a large park for the transfer of the members of their labor groups.

In addition to measures related to transportation, the Government of Havana reported that it will present others such as the opening of galleries, libraries and museums; the operation of open spaces where artistic activities are organized, as long as they do not involve couple dances or large crowds; as well as the organization by the Houses of Culture of programs with outdoor activities.

Since last September 29, the capital announced the relaxation of some measures in the areas of recreation and the practice of sports activities, based on the decrease in positive cases for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19.

(With information from ACN)

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