Category Archives: Puerto Rico Coronavirus Covid-19

Experts Worry About Puerto Rico’s Rapid Rise in COVID Cases

Experts Worry About Puerto Rico’s Rapid Rise in COVID Cases Written By Mivette Vega Originally Published November 12, 2020 6:35 pm Share Tweet Experts have warned that the situation can worsen this week and next, when infections resulting from the … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Tourism Industry Is Suffering. High Season Is Not Looking Any Better.

Puerto Rico’s Tourism Industry Is Suffering. High Season Is Not Looking Any Better. Written By Mivette Vega Originally Published November 19, 2020 12:16 pm EST Clarisa Jiménez, president and CEO of the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association, explained that … Continue reading

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Fee cut to lure cruise lines to lay up ships in Puerto Rico ports

Fee cut to lure cruise lines to lay up ships in Puerto Rico ports By José Alvarado Vega on September 25, 2020 Another Covid-19 lockdown ‘would be the end of tourist activity,’ says president of Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Chambers of Commerce oppose potential lockdown amid rise in Covid-19 cases

Chambers of Commerce oppose potential lockdown amid rise in Covid-19 cases By Caribbean Business on September 30, 2020 Coalition warns administration that more restrictions would be disastrous SAN JUAN —The Coalition of Chambers of Commerce, made up of the Southern … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico imposes stricter measures amid coronavirus spike, until at least 9-11-20

https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/puerto-rico-imposes-stricter-measures-amid-coronavirus-spike-72477562 Puerto Rico imposes stricter measures amid coronavirus spike Puerto Rico’s governor says she will place the U.S. territory on a 24-hour lockdown every Sunday as part of stricter measures to fight a spike in coronavirus cases By DÁNICA COTO … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico governor extends anti-coronavirus measures for 2 weeks, until July 15, 2020

https://apnews.com/a306f09cb8ad5cfaa442b6870107f29b Puerto Rico extends anti-coronavirus measures for 2 weeks By DÁNICA COTO July 31, 2020 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Friday that she would extend for two more weeks measures aimed at curbing the spread … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico to ban alcohol sales on Sundays amid pandemic

  https://apnews.com/7321741baba85c3fa5033c76a869ba60 Puerto Rico to ban alcohol sales on Sundays amid pandemic By DÁNICA COTO 7-20-20 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Alcohol sales will be banned across Puerto Rico on Sundays and nearly all businesses will remain closed that … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico’s Governor reinstates restrictions on social, recreational activities as Covid-19 cases soar, lockdown orders until 7-31-20

Governor reinstates restrictions on social, recreational activities as Covid-19 cases soar Governor reinstates restrictions on social, recreational activities as Covid-19 cases soar By José Alvarado Vega on July 17, 2020 New executive order, valid until July 31, implements evening dry … Continue reading

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In solitary confinement about 200 police officers suspected of COVID-19 contagion

https://www.primerahora.com/noticias/policia-tribunales/notas/en-aislamiento-unos-200-policias-por-sospecha-de-contagio-con-covid-19 Translated from Spanish: In solitary confinement about 200 police officers suspected of COVID-19 contagion The cases were reported in the police areas of San Juan, Ponce, Arecibo, Caguas, Bayamón, Aguadilla, Fajardo and Aibonito. (Xavier Araujo) For First Hour July 14, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months, as published 7-6-20

Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months Puerto Rico Faces Worst COVID Spike in 3 Months Written By Mivette Vega Originally Published July 6, 2020 3:55 pm EDT Last weekend, during the July 4 holiday, beaches, malls, and … Continue reading

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