Youtuber roams Saltillo amid the pandemic

The youtuber, who has 409 subscribers, ignored the recommendations issued by health authorities

Youtuber roams the streets of Saltillo amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Coahuila Governor Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís imposed the mandatory use of face masks when people leave their homes - Photo: Screenshot taken from the video
English 26/04/2020 12:59 Newsroom Saltillo, Coahuila Actualizada 13:13

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In Saltillo, Coahuila, local youtuber Juan Castelo ignored the quarantine, physical distancing measures, and the mandatory use of face masks to record a video for his YouTube channel amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In his video, he says he is not wearing a face mask because “he’s never used those things before.”

Two weeks ago, Coahuila Governor Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís imposed the mandatory use of face masks when people leave their homes, otherwise, they will be fined. 

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The youtuber skates through the city center and shows that some businesses are still open. He emphasizes that very few people have left their homes and that the city is almost empty. 

In his video, Castelo complained about the order to stay home and said the government must provide financial aid for those who can’t work from home; however, the man left his home to record a video, not to work or carry out an essential activity.

In the video, the youtuber says people in Saltillo are still partying and proposed banning the sale of alcohol. 

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