Miss Mexico 2021 organisers press ahead with pageant despite Covid surge among contestants
Some women had coughs or a fever but were reportedly told ‘not to complain’
Organisers pushed ahead with a Mexican beauty pageant in spite of a Covid-19 outbreak that infected almost half the contestants, it has emerged.
At least 15 of the 32 contestants in the Miss Mexico 2021 pageant tested positive for coronavirus. A pageant staff member also tested positive, according to the Chihuahua state health secretariat.