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Health officials clarify Cancun, Riviera Maya region remain coronavirus free

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — State health authorities confirm that the state of Quintana Roo remains free of cases of coronavirus after a Canadian tourist to Playa del Carmen showed symptoms.

Dr. Homero León Pérez, head of the Jurisdicción Sanitaria 2 de Quintana Roo, explained that the suspected case of COVID-19 coronavirus in the Canadian has been ruled out by health officials. Reports from health services of Quintana Roo confirm there are no cases reported in the state or the municipality of Solidaridad.

Head of the Secretaría Estatal de Salud (SESA) Alejandra Aguirre Crespo confirmed that two suspected cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the state have been ruled out. He says “two suspected cases were identified in Quintana Roo and were negative to the tests performed at the State Public Health Laboratory.”

Consequently, he added that Cancun, Riviera Maya and the entire state of Quintana Roo remains free of this condition that currently keeps the health world on alert.

Last week, confirmed cases of the coronavirus were announced in Mexico City and Sinaloa.

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