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Authorities shut Cancun Hotel Zone restaurant for Coronavirus violations

Cancun, Q.R. — The Attorney General of the State of Quintana Roo reports the closure of a restaurant in the Cancun Hotel Zone for failing to respect Coronavirus health protocols and endangering the lives of its attendees.

The Attorney General reports the closure of a restaurant located on Kukulcán Boulevard on October 31, after various citizen complaints and news that indicated a possible risk of contagion from Covid-19.

They report that after the inspection in which authorities from SEFIPLAN, SATQ, the Legal Counsel in support of the Directorate of Municipal Inspection, the Directorate of Civil Protection, Municipal Public Security and the National Guard participated, the restaurant was closed for not complying with the various administrative regulations such as exceeding the allowed capacity, omitting to use masks and not maintaining a healthy distance, among others.

The closure of the Taboo restaurant in the Cancun Hotel Zone comes on the same week as a warning from state governor Carlos Joqauin, who says the northern Cancun, Riviera Maya region in one step away from reverting back to an orange epidemiological light.

The FGE added that participants in this crime can be punished with up to one year in jail.