The move cost UNAM an estimated $500,000 in lost ticket revenues. It also lost an unspecified amount in lost concessions.
"Yes, it affects us," UNAM sports director Mario Trejo told Milenio TV on Saturday, "but ... it is more important to prevent the spread of the disease. We don't want to stress the economic element as if it were the most important, because it's not. Health is more important ... preventing a death. We don't want to give the idea to our fans that we are more worried about this than about their health."