New Mexico governor: Coronavirus poses no threat for Santa
December 25, 2020
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's official, at least according to New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham: Santa Claus and his reindeer are immune to COVID-19 and can safely visit homes all across the state.
Lujan Grisham's office on Wednesday announced that she had issued a proclamation assuring New Mexico children that health experts had determined that the coronavirus poses no danger to Santa and his hoofed helpers.
As for the formalities, the proclamation designates Santa as an essential worker and exempts him from New Mexico's social distancing and travel requirements.
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