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The beaches and public spaces of the Mexican Caribbean were reopened to visitors on Monday After reducing the risk of contagion of the coronavirus in the state of Quintana Roo from high to medium.

The change of the COVID-19 risk traffic light in Quintana Roo, from orange to yellow, It meant the gradual opening of parks, sports areas and beaches, which had been closed since March 13, when the pandemic was declared.

Its opening, now under strict health protocols, was one of the most anticipated actions by the population and tourists because until now only those who were staying in hotels could enter the beaches.

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Its opening, now under strict sanitary protocols, was one of the most anticipated actions by the population and tourists because until now only those who were staying in hotels could enter the beaches. (Photo: .) (Alonso Cupul /)

People interested in enjoying the beaches in this new normal should maintain a distance of between 2.5 and 5 meters with other groups of families, wear face masks in entry and exit areas, bathrooms and transition areas, pass a sanitary filter and they will be prohibited from introducing alcoholic beverages.

In Isla Mujeres, access to Playa Centro, Playa Norte and Pet Friendly Beach; in Cancun the Delfines -better known as El Mirador-, Chacmool and Las Perlas, all with Blue Flag certification.

Maritza Pat Ortega arrived early at Playa Delfines, with her quinceañera dress, tiara and protective mask, accompanied by a small group of relatives and their chamberlains.

They just found out about the opening of the beaches on Friday and over the weekend they fine-tuned details for celebrate their quinceañera, which was postponed in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

They only found out about the opening of beaches on Friday and over the weekend they fine-tuned details to celebrate their quinceañera, which was postponed in June due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: .)
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« I was excited because I thought my fifteen were going to be completely canceled », He told Efe about these three months of long waiting to be able to take the traditional photos of this celebration.

The party is still on, there is still no date but the Pat Ortega family is preparing to hold a meeting, even if it is small. « Only with family, with the little family that can come », added.

The beaches and public spaces of the Mexican Caribbean were reopened to visitors on Monday after reducing the risk of contagion of the coronavirus in the state of Quintana Roo from high to medium. (Photo: .)
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Carmen Guillén told Efe that You couldn’t return to Mexico City without feeling the sea of ​​Cancun on your feet After several weeks, he started a road trip with his sister and brother-in-law.

Together with his companions he decided to rent a house in the center of the city and they had not been able to visit the beach. This day was the first in the long line to enter the beach.

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« I am in the center of Cancun but I have also been to Playa del Carmen and it was also closed »He noted when commenting that they hope to return home in a couple of weeks.

“We passed Tabasco, we passed Campeche, we were also, everything closed in Campeche and the little that we could see as it also seems to us, right now that in two weeks we are going to return for the same tour for what we could not see, what was closed, know it”.

María del Socorro Balan Ucan caught the attention of beach visitors not only because of her colorful embroidered hipil but also because of the way she enjoyed seeing the sea.

Originally from the Ejido de Nohalal, in the municipality of Hecelchakan, Campeche and with the help of relatives to translate from Mayan to Spanish, Balam Ucan commented on her experience when she met the sea of ​​Cancun for the first time.

María del Socorro Balan Ucan caught the attention of beach visitors not only because of her colorful embroidered hipil but also because of the way she enjoyed seeing the sea. (Photo: .)
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He did not dare to enter the sea because he cannot swim and the waves were very intense, but that It did not prevent him from enjoying the landscape and playing with one of his grandchildren by the sea.

According to the report of the staff in charge of access to the beach, In an hour and a half there were already more than 300 people who had entered and the maximum allowed capacity is 700 people simultaneously.

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