The coronavirus has not deterred pilgrims from traveling to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City. However, there will be no public celebration this year as the basilica will close from December 10-13.
New Covid cases spiked 8.3% over 2 weeks, 12,000 new cases registered Friday
More coronavirus testing in Mexico City has pushed the numbers up
Meanwhile, federal health authorities said another 12,081 cases were registered on Friday, the highest single-day number since the pandemic began. The figure, which doesn’t necessarily reflect cases detected in the previous 24 hours, pushed the accumulated case number to 1,090,675.
There were 631 deaths registered for a total of 104,873.