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Department of health confirms Cancun, Riviera Maya coronavirus free

Cancun, Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The State Secretary of Health has confirmed there are no cases, nor is there an alert, for the state of Quintana Roo regarding coronavirus.

In a press release, Alejandra Aguirre Crespo, la secretaria de Salud de Quintana Roo said that officials are continually monitoring the epidemiological behavior of the new coronavirus that has been detected in Asia.

She says there are no detected cases of the virus strain in the state of Quintana Roo, adding there are no travel alerts or restrictions. There were two possible cases detected in Mexico, one in a 44-year-old woman in Mexico City and another in a 50-year-old man in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, however, both tested negative for coronavirus.

Alejandra Aguirre Crespo added that the coronavirus, which is an emerging respiratory disease, has a less than 1 percent chance of generating serious health complications.