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Covid-positive tourist who left Cancun hospital located

Cancun, Q.R. — A search mission was deployed in Cancun after a Covid-19 positive tourist vanished from hospital. In a statement, authorities announced that at approximately 10:10 a.m., Tourist Police proceeded to verify the report of a man sitting in a green area at kilometer 3.5 of Kukulkán Avenue.

According to the report of paramedic Iván Chávez, the man had tested positive for Covid-19, but was asymptomatic. The tourist had already been admitted to the General Hospital, but during his stay, became aggressive with staff and walked out.

Cancun police guard the Lithuanian man who tested positive for Covid-19

Authorities identified the man as 40-year-old Marius K from the Republic of Lithuania. He had been staying at a hotel in the Cancun Hotel Zone when he was detected as Covid-19 positive.

After he was located, authorities cordoned off the area where he was found sitting, while waiting for a medical transfer.