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COVID-19 Information – Chihuahua
March 24, 2020

Last updated: [06/16/21]


Beginning on May 24, 2021, the state of Chihuahua moved to the “yellow” (medium risk) alert level on Mexico’s COVID-19 stoplight system.

Libraries will be open with a capacity of 50%, and self-service stores greater than 3,500 square meters will have a capacity of 500 people.

Hotels will be open to 60% capacity. Restaurant capacity will be 50% and all locations must close at 12 am. Bars, casinos, and nightclubs will be allowed to open with a capacity of 30% and must close at 12 am.

Spas will be open with 70% occupancy. Museums, theaters, and movie theaters will be able to reopen with a capacity of 50%. Event salons will have a capacity of 50%, or a maximum limit of 300 people; alcoholic beverages are not permitted at gatherings.

Parks and public squares have a capacity of 65%. Malls will be open at 50% capacity (food court capacity limited to 30%) and other shops and venues will have a capacity of 65%. Churches and temples in Chihuahua will be open to 50% capacity with a maximum of 200 people in the venue.

Large and indoor events may resume at 30% capacity without alcohol consumption, while visits to hospital rooms and nursing homes may resume as long as there is no direct contact with the elderly and social distancing and scheduling measures are implemented.

It is important to note in-person classes will remain suspended.

CBP has closed lanes or reduced hours at some border crossings due to a significant reduction in traffic. CBP may also question travelers returning to the United States on their purpose of travel in Mexico. Please refer to CBP’s official website and monitor the CBP Border Wait Times site for current information.