QUERETARO, Mexico

Mexico said it would now suspend school classes until next month, prevent events of more than 100 people and suspend some jobs Tuesday as it enters the “second phase” in coronavirus prevention.

“In Mexico, we haven’t yet arrived to the point of inflection or spreading from slow to accelerated, and this is an opportunity for Mexico because timely action has been taken,” Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said in a news conference.

The government said it was implementing the measures because of an increase in non-imported cases.

Classes will be suspended until April 19, which expands on the

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