NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A festival in Mexico is being blamed for spreading coronavirus cases in New York City.
Instagram pictures show crowds of people and hardly anyone wearing a mask at the “Art With Me” event in Tulum.READ MORE: Laru Beya Collective In The Rockaways Brings Surfing To Kids Who May Not Otherwise Had The Chance To Try It
The festival ran for four days in mid-November.READ MORE: U.S. Government Sells Wu-Tang Clan Album Forfeited By Convicted Hedge Fund Manager Martin Shkreli
Checkmate Health Strategies, a private COVID care and testing company, said about 70% of the positive COVID-19 cases it recently found in the city were traced to the event.
CBS2 reached out to the festival for comment, but we have not heard back.MORE NEWS: NYC Health Department Sees Increase In Reports Of Children Accidentally Ingesting Edible Cannabis Products
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