Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; and Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila. Photo: Special
For the fifth time, the governors of Tamaulipas, Nuevo León and Coahuila They met to evaluate and announce coordination actions and measures to attend to and contain the health emergency caused by COVID-19 in the northeast region of the country.
Participated Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, from Tamaulipas; Jaime Rodríguez Calderón, from Nuevo León; and Miguel Riquelme Solís, from Coahuila; accompanied by the holders of Government, Health and Economic Development, the latter recently incorporated into the work sessions.
García Cabeza de Vaca reiterated the call to the Federation to follow up on the request to relocate migrants, nationals and foreigners, stranded on the border, among whom Covid-19 infections have already been identified.
Unfortunately, there has been no follow-up by the Federation. About 23 thousand migrants are found at the border points, of which 13 thousand are in Tamaulipas. They were clearly told that this could be a risk of possible contagion and unfortunately this has already happened, 5 percent of the number of people who have positive results in the entity are migrants, “said the president.
The Governors of the northeast region of Mexico announced that the next meeting will be held in the city of Monterrey, to which 50 businessmen from the 3 entities and more than 500 will be convened in person via videoconference to make an agreement for the economic revival in the face of the health emergency.
The leaders agreed intensify preventive actions in the 3 states, continue to increase the number of Covid-19 screening tests, continue to assess deficiencies in the hospital system, and continually address them.
Request the Federal Electricity Commission to order considerations with users in the face of a health emergency, include in the meetings the heads of Finance and Economy of each entity, start an analysis of the Fiscal Coordination Law so that, once the health emergency is over, it is debated.
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