In the midst of a pandemic, Irina Baeva, Gabriel Soto, Roberto Palazuelos or Lorenzo Méndez were just a few of the celebrities who enjoyed this weekend a spectacular wedding that was celebrated in style in Cancun, Quintana Roo.
This Friday, November 20, after a year and a half of relationship, Odalis Gómez Millar, daughter of renowned boxing promoter Pepe Gómez, she married Michel Escalle. In the videos that the bride and groom posted on Instagram, it can be seen that during the celebration, most of the guests did not wear a face mask for a long time and that the healthy distance was not respected.
As can be seen in the pictures, the link took place in a chapel where many people entered, no separation between the seats. Behind this, a big banquet was held and the assistants danced on the dance floor, where one and a half meters of space was not respected either. Several bands brightened up the night, and Lorenzo Mendez, ex-partner of Chiquis Rivera, took the colossal stage.
Although the number of guests for the event and the total capacity of the venue are unknown, posts on social media indicate that there has been a large audience. Also among the celebrities who had fun at the party were the American boxer Óscar de la Hoya, or the famous former Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez, who came with his wife, Miriam Escobar.
In a red satin dress Irina Baeva he also enjoyed the luxury link. She was joined by Gabriel Soto, and the two posed for the cameras without masks, like many of the guests.
Images from the event sparked outrage on social media. Although in Quintana Roo the epidemiological traffic light is yellow and events like this are not illegal – as it was possible to control the contamination in the entity – the magnitude of the celebration caused the controversy. And it is that in other states there is a return, or it is about to return to the red light, as in Mexico City, where some guests are staying.
Moreover, previous experiences show that weddings can become a major source of spread of Covid-19 in the country. This happened, for example, on the link held in Coahuila in October, where 700 guests were present and 90 were infected with the corona virus. At the end of June, about 200 people attended a wedding in one of the richest congregations in the country, San Pedro Garza, Nuevo León, and new cases of Covid-19 also emerged.
“Last weekend we attended several weddings, one of which was very infamous for the spread that took place on social networks, we have no way to enter houses. I have to say it, on behalf of this municipality, based on all the scientific evidence we have gathered: they are acts of irresponsibility ”; then said the mayor of San Pedro Garza, Miguel Treviño Hoyos.
More recently, in November, the chief of internal medicine at ABC Medical Center, Francisco Moreno, in Mexico City, also drew attention to the risk of having these events during the pandemic.
“I currently have 70 sick patients from a single wedding because the second tequila has all the masks falling off,” said the doctor.
According to figures reported by the Quintana Roo State Secretariat of Health, 14,037 positive cases and 1,901 deaths were counted in the entity as of December 21.
In Quintana Roo, there are 13,992 positive cases, 380 cases in study and 1,899 deaths. In addition, there are 322 cases under study.
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