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44 Students Test Positive After Returning From Cancun Grad Trip

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The government of Argentina reported on Saturday that 44 students who returned from a graduation trip to Cancun tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival at the Ministro Pistarini International Airport in Buenos Aires.

According to the Ministry of Health of Argentina, the full group was made up of 149 graduates that are residents of Buenos Aires.

44 Students Test Positive After Returning From Cancun Grad Trip

The Argentine government immediately began tracking and isolating everyone that was on the flight and is requiring all the passengers to quarantine for 10 days. 44 of the grad students tested positive by rapid antigen tests and were followed up with PCR test that have been sent to the lab to identify for possible variants of Covid-19.

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The Argentine government has released a statement to avoid all travel for non-essential reasons. They followed up with the statement that all Argentina residents returning home from travel must undergo a PCR test and mandatory 10 day quarantine.

The city of Cancun and state of Quintana Roo have not issued a statement at this time.

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