Mexico President Tested Positive for COVID-19


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The President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador informed via his Twitter on Sunday evening that he has been confirmed to have coronavirus.

"I regret to inform you that I have contracted Covid-19. The symptoms are mild, but I am already receiving medical treatment. As always, I am optimistic. We will move forward," Lopez Obrador tweeted.

He is said to have mild symptoms and the treatment is going on. He has assured that he will continue performing his duties from the Presidential Palace.

He has a phone called scheduled with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the Sputnik-V vaccine on Monday.

"I will be conducting all public affairs from the National Palace. For example, tomorrow I will take a call from President Vladimir Putin, because irrespective of friendly relationships, there is a possibility that they will send us the Sputnik V vaccine," he informed via a Tweet.

1.7 million people in Mexico have been tested positive for COVID19 of which 149000 have been dead.


Publish : 2021-01-25 13:41:00

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