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Sport facilities begin reopeing in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Playa del Carmen mayor Laura Beristain Navarrete says sports contributes to the physical and mental health of residents, which is why they have begun preparations to gradually reopen. She says the facilities that will open are the various facilities that are in the charge of city council and will reopen hand-in-hand with the Commission for Youth and Sports of Quintana Roo and the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk.

In a press release, she said the priority for the reopening of sports units is to ensure the health of athletes and their coaches.

The director of the Sports Institute, Nelson Ceballos Castilla, thanked the community for helping to keep the contagion curve flat reporting that the “Proof of compliance with health prevention guidelines in sports facilities” is being managed by the Federal Commission. He says for the reopening, everything has been sanitized and the entry and exit of people will be controlled, including restricting times of their use.

The usual health protocols will be in place including the mandatory use of mouth masks. There will be restrictions to avoid physical contact and regulations for the use of pools. Spaces will open gradually according to the sporting activity.

Nelson Ceballos added that depending on the epidemiological light, more spaces may be opened, as well as the capacity.