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By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF

While Mexico City remains in the orange range according to the nation’s covid-19 traffic-light risk scale, Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum implemented new regulations on Monday, Nov. 9, regarding the operations of restaurants and other businesses, effective immediately.

Due to a growing number of hospitalizations and confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus, Sheinbaum announced that all restaurants, casinos and gyms in the city must now close by 10 p.m. daily.

Also, she said, any events held at hotels must have a maximum of 10 people in closed spaces and 25 in open-air spaces.

Sheinbaum herself tested positive for covid-19 in late October and is currently in quarantine, registering only mild symptoms.

As of Monday, Nov. 9, Mexico had nearly 1 million confirmed cases of the disease and about 10,000 deaths.

Mexico City, with a population of more than 21 million people, is one of the nation’s hardest hit areas by the pandemic.

…Nov, 10, 2020

 

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