Tag archive for ‘covid-19’
By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Cancun International Airport receives flight from Italy

CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO (May 6, 2020).- Air activity in Cancun continued downward, but with the return of flights from Europe, specifically from Italy. It was informed that a flight arrived from Rome (no details were More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

In 24 hours, 52 new cases and 17 deaths in Quintana Roo from COVID-19

CHETUMAL (By Infoqroo) – The health situation in the state of Quintana Roo became more complicated when another 52 positive cases and 17 deaths from coronavirus were reported in just 24 hours. The municipality More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Sunlight destroys virus quickly, new tests find

Preliminary results from government lab experiments show that the coronavirus does not survive long in high temperatures and high humidity, and is quickly destroyed by sunlight, providing evidence from controlled More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Mexico extends coronavirus safety measures until May 30

The social distancing will only be lifted on May 17, when classes and productive activities could be restored in municipalities where there are none or very few cases, according to the Undersecretary of Health. Hugo More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Nurses at Mexico hospital were told not to wear face masks so they wouldn’t scare patients

Nurses at a hospital in Mexico were reportedly told not to wear face masks so they wouldn’t incite panic in patients, now many of them have tested positive for coronavirus, obviously. Nurses at a hospital More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Mexico registers 5,014 cases of coronavirus and 332 deaths

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico registered 353 new cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing its total to 5,014 cases and 332 deaths, the health ministry said. Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell has More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Tulum’s tourism industry is getting crushed by Covid-19

Yesterday, Eugenio Barbachano, the tourism minister of Tulum, Mexico, which has served as one of wealthy New York’s winter escapes for much of the past decade, was staring at empty sand. Barbachano was self-isolating More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Checkpoints detect 12 people with symptoms of Covid-19 in Chetumal

CHETUMAL, QUINTANA ROO (April 2, 2020).- At least 12 foreigners with Covid-19 symptoms have been detected in the sanitary checkpoints installed in the south of the state. Most of them were traveling from Bacalar More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Mexico is already testing its own Covid-19 vaccine

In the field of prevention, the work of Mexican molecular medicine researcher Laura Palomares stands out. And today, her team is developing a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, based on the work they have been doing in More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Friday, March 27th, 2020

First death due to coronavirus in Quintana Roo

The first death due to the coronavirus in Quintana Roo, was registered on Thursday, March 26, in an Intensive Care unit in Cancun; according to local Health authorities. The patient was a 74-year-old man who More...