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Mexico: Mariachis serenade hospital coping with coronavirus cases in Mexico City03:30

Mexico: Mariachis serenade hospital coping with coronavirus cases in Mexico City

Mexico, Mexico City
April 08, 2020 at 13:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

A group of mariachis played music in front of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) in Mexico City on Tuesday, to encourage patients with coronavirus and recognise the efforts of medical personnel in their fight against the pandemic.


Mariachis belonging to the Mexican Union and employees of the Tequila Museum in Garibaldi Square performed traditional Mexican folklore tunes while wearing masks.


"Music is always a relief for the soul, so we wish that all people who are infected with covid-19 at the moment, have a speedy recovery", said Gabriel Perez Ventura, one of the mariachis who went to INER to play selflessly.

The National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) is one of the specialized hospitals where some of the patients with coronavirus are treated.

According to the report from Mexico's Health Ministry, as of Tuesday, 2,785 confirmed cases of infection and 141 deaths from coronaviruses had been registered in the country.

Mexico: Mariachis serenade hospital coping with coronavirus cases in Mexico City03:30
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A group of mariachis played music in front of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) in Mexico City on Tuesday, to encourage patients with coronavirus and recognise the efforts of medical personnel in their fight against the pandemic.


Mariachis belonging to the Mexican Union and employees of the Tequila Museum in Garibaldi Square performed traditional Mexican folklore tunes while wearing masks.


"Music is always a relief for the soul, so we wish that all people who are infected with covid-19 at the moment, have a speedy recovery", said Gabriel Perez Ventura, one of the mariachis who went to INER to play selflessly.

The National Institute of Respiratory Diseases (INER) is one of the specialized hospitals where some of the patients with coronavirus are treated.

According to the report from Mexico's Health Ministry, as of Tuesday, 2,785 confirmed cases of infection and 141 deaths from coronaviruses had been registered in the country.

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