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: 2nd Former Aide Accuses Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment, Governor Requests Independent Review
The festival ran for four days in mid-November.READ MORE: NYPD: Good Samaritan Killed, 3 Hurt In Stabbing Linked To Illegal Brooklyn Gambling Den
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: Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Exposed To Positive COVID-19 Case, Will Quarantine
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