Coronavirus

Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases.

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A beach in Cancun, Mexico, on Tuesday. Alberto Valdez / Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Images (edited)
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have flocked to Mexico to vacation or to settle, according to multiple reports.

  • In November, more than half a million Americans traveled to Mexico, The New York Times reported.

  • The influx of Americans has been partly due to relaxed restrictions at the Mexican border: While many countries require proof of a negative coronavirus test or a quarantine upon arrival, Mexico does not ask for either.

  • But the influx has contributed to a surge in COVID-19 cases in

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Coronavirus Cases Climb At Rapid Pace In Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, CA — Los Angeles County’s health care workers are facing immense pressure as the dramatic coronavirus surge — which on Wednesday saw Los Angeles County set daily records for new cases and deaths and overall hospitalizations — has health officials continuing their plea for residents to listen to warnings to avoid gatherings and continue social distancing and mask-wearing.

There were 1,222 reported coronavirus cases in Redondo Beach as of Thursday, and 13 people have died, according to Los Angeles County health officials. There are 68,697 residents in Redondo Beach.

“Based on the science of transmission of COVID-19, the

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