Mexico stops brewing Corona beer, deemed non-essential in epidemic


FILE PHOTO: A sign advertising discounted Corona beers is displayed at the front desk of the Osaka Corona Hotel in Osaka, Japan March 19, 2020. Picture taken March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Mari Saito/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) РMexico’s Grupo Modelo said on Thursday it will temporarily stop brewing Corona beer and other brands exported to 180 countries after its business activities were declared non-essential under a government order aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

The Mexican government this week declared a health emergency and ordered the suspension of non-essential activities after the number of coronavirus cases in the

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