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Victor Hugo Morales tested positive for coronavirus


After several days with discomfort, the journalist woke up without smell and a swab confirmed that he was infected with COVID-19.

03/20/2021 20:02

  • Clarí

  • Fame

Updated 03/20/2021 8:20 PM

This Saturday 20, a year after the beginning of the strict quarantine decreed by Alberto Fernández in March 2020,

Víctor Hugo Morales

tested positive for



As it transpired, the renowned journalist and sports writer woke up lacking a sense of smell, so he decided to take a swab that ended up confirming that he is experiencing the disease.

Morales, 73, this week was absent from his job on the C5N network, where he works as a columnist on the evening news.

"He is with a flu picture", was the explanation that emerged from its production.

As a precaution, Víctor Hugo also respected the isolation since one of the members of his journalistic team tested positive for COVID-19.

And this Saturday, when he realized that he had no sense of smell, it was learned that he also contracted the virus.

During these days, Morales was on his morning program on AM 750, but he did so virtually, through a video call connection.

Víctor Hugo Morales, in C5N.

Although he was one of the first to defend the efficacy of the

Sputnik V


against the coronavirus, it is worth mentioning that Victor Hugo has not yet received his dose.

"No, he is not vaccinated. He is 73 years old and is a neighbor of the city of Buenos Aires so he still could not sign up," they explained from his surroundings.

At the end of February, when the VIP vaccination scandal broke out, which meant the resignation of Ginés González García, Víctor Hugo was very critical of what happened.

"All this disaster in political terms cost Ginés the Ministry. The certainty is stronger that what happened has an air of disaster that really hurts us a lot," lamented the journalist.

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Source: clarin

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