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Mexicali Draws Back On Capacity as COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise…Again

MEXICALI, B.C., Mexico (KYMA/KECY) - Health Officials along the Mexican border town of Mexicali warned that rising cases of the virus could eventually lead to the even more restrictive alerts, immediately after falling back to the Orange tier on Thursday.

Per capita, the Mexicali - Imperial Valley section of the southern border has seen the most active cases, even more than those in Tijuana.

Health Secretary Alonso Perez Rico announced indoor capacity for public spaces will decrease back to 30% from the current 75%. This means that bars, restaurants, movie theatres, and indoor retail spaces must now go back to restrictive measures.

To date, Mexicali is reporting around 18,300 cases and over 3,000 deaths due to COVID-19. Health officials advising yet again not to drop safety measures in order to prevent from dropping even further to more restrictive tiers.

As Seen on TV / Imperial County Coronavirus / Mexico / Video
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Christian Galeno

Christian Galeno joined the News 11/CBS 13 team in July of 2019 as a Weekend Anchor and multimedia journalist. He now anchors 13 on Your Side at 6, and 10.

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Christian Galeno

Christian Galeno joined the News 11/CBS 13 team in July of 2019 as a Weekend Anchor and multimedia journalist. He now anchors 13 on Your Side at 6, and 10.

Reach to Christian at christian.galeno@kecytv.com.

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