(ANSA) - MEXICO CITY, JANUARY 24 - Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that he had contracted Covid-19, showing "mild symptoms" of the disease.
ViaTwitter, the Mexican head of state added that he had already undergone medical treatment.
"As always - he stressed - I am optimistic and we will all go forward".
López Obrador, who is 67 years old and had recently participated in an inauguration ceremony of the Guardianational installations in San Luis Potosí, wanted to specify that for the coming days his daily presidential press conference will be held by the Minister of the Interior, OlgaSánchez Cordero.
The Mexican president then announced that despite the situation and the quarantine to which he is subjected, he will continue to follow public affairs from the Presidential Palace.
And haconfermato even with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in a telephone call agenda tomorrow (today in Italy) concerning the possibilitàdi receive the vaccine requirements Sputnik V.
According to Milenio TV, López Obrador is part dellapopolazione vulnerable Mexican, for his age, because Soffredi hypertension and why in 2013 he suffered a heart attack.