The pandemic of Covid-19 coronavirus has bordered business of various twists to close their premises, either due to the low influx of customers or in search of slowing down the spread of the virus, which impacts activities such as exercising, going to the gym or watching a movie.

In order not to be taken by surprise, we present you a list of the businesses that have temporarily lowered the curtain before the outbreak of coronavirus.

  • Banks closed by coronavirus


Citibanamex reported that 84 branches would close due to the pandemic of coronavirus. To carry out operations, it made its app, BancaNet, correspondents and ATMs available to its clients.


Santander It will temporarily close 84 of its more than a thousand branches, in addition to taking additional protection measures for clients and collaborators.

BBVA Mexico

Although he assured that the majority of its branches remain open, he shared a list of those that have suspended activities.

  • Gyms closed by coronavirus


Smart fit, the third largest chain of gyms in the world, announced the temporary closure of its units in Mexico as a measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The monthly payments will be frozen.

Sport City, Sports World and Sportium

In this same sense, the Sport City, Sports Worlds and Sportium chains will suspend activities in all their branches; however, the latter will continue to charge an attendance fee to its users.

  • Restaurants closed by coronavirus

Starbucks and Domino’s Pizza

Alsea, a company that controls brands such as Starbucks and Domino’s Pizza, announced that it will temporarily lower the curtain in some restaurants. In addition, it will postpone new openings and offer the voluntary departure of some collaborators.

Sonora Grill

The chain that includes restaurants Sonora Grill, Sonora Grill PRIME, Parrilla Urbana and Holsteins said it would suspend operations indefinitely. He promised to continue paying collaborators.

  • Other closed establishments


Cinépolis, the largest chain in the sector, announced the closure of its almost 4 thousand rooms in Mexico until further notice. Despite this, the company does not contemplate any adjustment of personnel.


Cinemex announced the temporary closure of all its theaters in Mexico, hoping that, as in the movies, the crisis will also have “a happy ending”. It will donate perishable food found in its branches to the Food Bank of Mexico.

Six flags

The amusement parks Six flags and Hurricane Harbor will remain closed from March 15 until the end of the month, when, they indicated, they will re-analyze the case to decree an extension or a reopening.


Kidzania closed its family entertainment centers in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey until further notice, this with the aim of protecting children from coronavirus infections.

Liverpool and Suburbia

The Port of Liverpool announced that it will close its Liverpool, Suburbia and boutique stores in the country. He stressed that all employees will be on pay during the contingency period after the declaration of a sanitary emergency due to coronavirus.



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