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COVID-19 Information – Michoacan
March 24, 2020

Last updated: [06/16/21]


The government has determined that the state is in green on the federal stoplight system. The authorities require anyone in public to wear a face mask and have established health screening checkpoints throughout the state.  Social distancing guidelines apply within cars, and all infractions are punishable with a fine.  Michoacán police units are deployed throughout all 113 municipalities, where they ensure the population abides by established health measures. Officials may issue fines and/or arrest and detain individuals found to be in violation of stay-at-home orders. Non-essential businesses throughout Michoacán must close at 7:00 p.m. between Thursday and Saturday.

  • Morelia: Authorities are checking temperature and watching to make sure that people maintain a healthy distance in cars and wear face masks.