Nuevo Laredo officials asking citizens to avoid travel

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NUEVO LAREDO, TAMAULIPAS (KGNS) - Officials in Nuevo Laredo are asking citizens to avoid traveling into Mexico.

In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Nuevo Laredo Mayor Enrique Rivas is asking residents to avoid or limit traveling in and out of the country.

The mayor says for the past few days, health officials have been training bridge officials and municipal staff on how to respond if they come across someone with COVID-19 symptoms.