Mazatlan Tuna fishing boat expected to arrive with possible COVID infected crew member


The pertinent sanitary measures will be taken, informed the port captain, José Enrique Mora Reyes

Mazatlan, Sinaloa.- In view of the information that has circulated on social networks about a ship with alleged cases infected by Covid-19 that will arrive in Mazatlán, the port captain, José Enrique Mora Reyes, confirmed that there is suspicion, but no affirmation of that are already carriers of the virus, so they will act with the pertinent health measures.

“Regarding the matter of the crew member of the suspected case of illness in the B / M Azteca 8, it will arrive on May 16 at 5:00 am at the Pinsa facilities; the ship’s company is coordinating to comply with Health protocols “replied the captain.

The vessel named Azteca 8, set sail on May 1 towards the tuna catches, however, it was reported that four of the crew had symptoms referring to the Covid-19 case, so their return was anticipated


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