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Southern Quintana Roo stays red as Covid cases continue to rise

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — For the upcoming week of July 20-26, the state epidemiological light will remain the same with the southern zone in red and the north, orange. Governor Carlos Joaquin made the announcement Thursday after an evaluation of the state’s infection figures.

The coordinator of Social Communication, Carlos Orvañános Rea representing Governor Carlos Joaquín González, confirmed that the state will remain divided by the epidemiological light for the upcoming week, noting the growth rate of infections for the southern zone is 4.4 and 1.7 for the municipalities in the northern zone.

Health Secretary Alejandra Aguirre Crespo reported that as of July 16, Quintana has recorded 5,626 positive Covid-19 cases and 765 Covid-related deaths.