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Report the first death from coronavirus in Mexico: businessman José Kuri

March 16, 2020

The businessman, who would be Carlos Slim's first cousin, returned from Vali, Colorado, tested positive for Covid-19 last week.

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Report the first death from coronavirus in Mexico: businessman José KuriReport the first death from coronavirus in Mexico: businessman José Kuri

This Sunday, March 15, it was reported in various media that the businessman José Kuri died this Sunday due to the Covid-19 infection. It would be the first fatality recorded in Mexico due to the new coronavirus.

Kuri last week arrived from Vail, Colorado, where he met Jaime Ruiz Sacristán, president of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) and tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus a week ago.

The businessman died at the ABC hospital in Mexico City, and who would be the cousin of the billionaire Calors Slim, he was director of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, independent director at Grupo Carso and director of Minera Frisco.

This would be the first Mexican person to die of coronavirus in the country. The latest report from the authorities speaks of 53 people infected in Mexico, 60% men and 40% women.

The federal Ministry of Health indicated earlier this week that it was not yet necessary to close borders or massive events. However, during the weekend the Ministry of Public Education (SEP) indicated that there would be a suspension of classes from March 20 to April 20, taking advantage of the Easter holidays.

On the other hand, various sporting events and shows, such as Liga MX de futbol, ​​suspended from next week.

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