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Covid case sees the Tulum Archaeological site closed until further notice

Tulum, Q.R. — The Ministry of Culture along with the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) have announced that the Archaeological Zone of Tulum will be closed to the public as of May 9 due to covid. The institute has announced that due to the confirmation of an infected employee, the archaeological site will be shut until further notice.

INAH says that they will remain closed while health officials carry out the corresponding cleaning and sanitation. Other employees believed to have been in contact with the infected staff member will be quarantined.

The Ministry of Culture and the INAH say the health of workers and visitors is a priority and that the Institute will continue to implement the essential sanitary and hygiene measures to ensure safe and enjoyable spaces.