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'The time is here': Rocky Point opening beaches

The Sonoran destination is reopening its beaches this weekend for the first time in more than four months.

Some Sonoran beaches set to reopen by this weekend

Despite pushback from state health authorities, some places like San Carlos plan to reopen beaches with some restrictions.

COVID-19 cases In Sonoran capital expected to peak soon

Hermosillo may be near a "maximum level of transmission," a health official said.

Mexico seeks to ensure access to COVID-19 treatment, vaccines

The foreign secretary says Mexico is negotiating with the US to ensure early access across North America as a region.

Sonoyta protesters allow travelers through border blockade for now

Demonstrators had blocked the road outside the port of entry over coronavirus concerns and turned away beach-bound tourists trying to enter.

Sonora border town residents block U.S. citizens from entering Mexico

Exceptions for some Rocky Point-bound travelers prompted residents of Sonoyta to block the port of entry over the weekend.

Sonoran hospitals in Nogales, Guaymas reach saturation

The state's health secretary over the weekend called on the two cities to reduce vehicle mobility and access to public spaces.

With random calls, Sonora hopes to rout out COVID-19 cases

Residents of Sonora will start getting calls from the government seeking health information.

Sonoran capital tightening COVID-19 restrictions

Sonora, Arizona's neighbor to the south, has also entered a "worrying" phase of the pandemic.

Rocky Point reopens with restrictions to tourists

The mayor of the popular beach destination says visitors will be expected to observe a set of strict rules.

For fishermen near vaquita habitat, government assistance falls short

A group says the current situation is pushing fishermen to turn to poaching, which threatens the few remaining porpoises.

Rocky Point residents allowed to re-enter city

Anyone entering needs to show proof residency, be screened for a fever, and walk through a so-called sanitation tunnel.

Sonoran governor concerned about looming reopening

Claudia Pavlovich said she's troubled by a sizable jump in caseloads.

Arizona ICE facility has one of the highest COVID-19 caseloads in nation

More than 1,000 people detained by ICE have the new coronavirus nationwide, according to the agency's website.

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