"Corona" beer production to be stopped

Mexican beer maker Grupo Modelo announced on Tuesday that it will suspend production of beer, including its flagship product Corona.

The Mexican government has declared a state of emergency following the spread of the new coronavirus on March 30, and instructed it to halt unnecessary and urgent economic activities. Grupo Modelo said, " Production and commercial activities will be stopped. "

Regarding the "Corona" beer, there were voices of concerns about the impact on sales due to the similarity of the brand name to the new coronavirus, but CNN in the United States has been selling well as a manufacturer It is reported.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1378 new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Mexico as of the 3rd.