Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: Jul. 30, 2020

Mexico schools will reopen for in-person classes on August 10

?? Mexico. The government announces that schools will reopen for in-person classes on August 10. (AS, in Spanish)

?? Chile. The Covid-19 infection rate in Chile is below 10 percent, said the Health Ministry. (Yahoo, in Spanish)

?? Nicaragua. Around 80 Guatemalan immigrants crossed into Nicaragua through uncontrolled blindspots on the border, showing the country’s negligence against the pandemic. (Efe, in Spanish) 

?? Colombia President Iván Duque criticized for allowing drive-in theaters to open amid the pandemic: over 8,600 Covid-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours. (Colombia Report) 

?? Costa Rica: With the pandemic under control, the government announced the reopening of tourism and commercial flights in August. (La Prensa, in Spanish)

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