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Governor says worst is yet to come as state records more positive cases

Chetumal, Q.R. — Quintana Roo Governor Carlos Joaquín warned that the most dangerous part of the epidemic is yet to come, urging the entire population to quarantine.

He says over the next few days, the hardest phase of the pandemic will come, which is serious, he said adding that people need to be quarantined. “If there is any need to get out of the house, keep a healthy distance, wash your hands, do not touch your face, do not take the virus home,” he said in a televised message.

I encourage everyone to take measures “to protect the life, health and economy of our state,” he stressed adding that as 6:00 p.m. April 9, the state of Quintana Roo has 159 positive cases of COVID-19 with 111 confirmed cases in Cancun and 32 in Solidaridad. Across the country, Mexico has more than 3,440 positive cases and 194 deaths.