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: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
The festival ran for four days in mid-November.READ MORE: NYPD: 23-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death During Lower East Side Robbery
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: Parts Of Cross Island Parkway To Close Sunday For LIRR Work Near UBS Arena
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