Mexicans warned to ‘stay away from US’ after Baja California confirms its first 2 cases of coronavirus

Dr. Alonso Oscar Perez Rico announces two cases of Coronavirus in Baja California just south of California.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Border Report) — The head of Baja California’s health department, Alonso Oscar Perez Rico, announced Tuesday evening the first two confirmed cases of the coronavirus in that state.

Both patients are in Baja state’s capital city of Mexicali, about 120 miles east of San Diego and just south of Calexico, Calif.

It involves two women, one 54 the other 58. Both traveled recently to the state of Washington.

Perez Rico is warning residents of Baja California not to travel to the United States unless it’s absolutely necessary and to avoid crowded places such as bars and restaurants.

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