Mexican President Checks Constructive for COVID-19

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador confirmed he examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). He stated he’ll take a step again from his regular duties. The announcement comes at a time when Mexico is present process an alarming spike in infections and fatalities.

By way of his social media accounts, President Lopez Obrador (AMLO) introduced he examined optimistic for the virus however appeared to have gentle signs. Throughout his announcement, the president stated Mexican Secretary of the Inside Olga Sanchez Cordero could be taking his place throughout his every day morning information conferences. He stated he would nonetheless attempt to keep up to the mark from the Nationwide Palace.

Regardless of coping with the virus, AMLO is predicted to have a cellphone convention with Russian President Vladimir Putin to look into having Mexico obtain the Sputnik V vaccine. Mexico is coping with a scarcity of vaccines regardless of authorities guarantees that they might be available.

The social media announcement was broadly shared in Mexico the place many political figures, in addition to common customers, wished him a speedy restoration. Nevertheless, simply as many messages wished the other. These messages brought about Twitter to difficulty a message in Spanish warning of motion in opposition to bullying and people wishing ailing on the sick.

The information of AMLO turning into contaminated comes at a time when Mexico has seen a pointy improve within the unfold of the virus — largely attributed to vacation events. In line with the newest figures from Mexico’s Well being Secretariat, the nation presently has 1,763,219 confirmed circumstances and 146,614 fatalities.

Virtually for the reason that begin of the pandemic, Mexico’s authorities has been broadly accused of limiting entry to testing as a strategy to artificially report fewer circumstances compared to different nations. Mexico has additionally been accused of undercounting the variety of deaths — a apply that has been questioned worldwide well being consultants.

Ildefonso Ortiz is an award-winning journalist with Breitbart Texas. He co-founded Breitbart Texas’ Cartel Chronicles mission with Brandon Dar and senior Breitbart administration. You’ll be able to observe him on Twitter and on Fb. He might be contacted at

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