Mexico: Municipality uses drones to enforce lockdown rules


In Jojutla, a municipality in the southern state of Morelos, the government is using drones, normally used for security tasks such as reducing homicides, to surveille gatherings in public parks and plazas and tell people to go home, at the same time distributing hand sanitiser gel and face masks on public roads, in popular neighbourhoods, and on public transport. So far there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jojutla, and only two confirmed and 23 suspected in the state.


Writer: Pedro Tomantzin
Publication: Excelsior

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