AMLO confirms that he has COVID-19 and appoints a substitute

AMLO confirms that he has COVID-19 and appoints a substitute The Mexican president announced the news through networks He revealed being ...

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  • AMLO confirms that he has COVID-19 and appoints a substitute
  • The Mexican president announced the news through networks
  • He revealed being in medical treatment after contracting coronavirus

This Sunday, the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador revealed to be infected with coronavirus and appointed the secretary of the interior as his representative.

Through your official account Twitter, he leader Mexican revealed to be infected with COVID-19, which immediately caused great concern in Mexico. “I regret to inform you that I am infected with COVID-19. The symptoms are mild but I am already under medical treatment, ”the president wrote in a tweet.

AMLO infected with coronavirus COVID-19

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AMLO will keep ‘working’

He was optimistic and appointed the Secretary of the Interior as representatives: “As always, I am optimistic. We will all move forward. Dr. Olga Sánchez Cordero will represent me in the morning to report how we do it every day ”.

López Obrador, after announcing that he was infected with COVID-19, said that he will “keep an eye on public affairs from the National Palace.” In addition, he revealed that he will attend “a call with President Vladimir Putin because, regardless of friendly relations, there is the possibility that they will send us the Sputnik V vaccine.”

Substitute for Andrés Manuel López Obrador

The focus is now on Olga Sánchez Cordero who could be an “imminent successor” to the president of Mexico in any eventuality. AMLO is part of the ‘vulnerable’ sector of the population to COVID-19 since he suffers from hypertension, is 67 years old, and suffered a heart attack in 2013, according to Millennium.

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The Secretary of the Interior wrote: “I wish you a speedy recovery, Mr. President, and, of course, according to your instructions we will attend the morning conferences to continue informing Mexicans with responsibility and commitment.” According to Milenio AMLO was not the only one in the Mexican government to become infected.

The Millennium report indicates that Jesús Ramírez Cuevas, Social Communication coordinator of the Presidency, Irma Eréndira Sandoval, secretary of the Public Function and Arturo Herrera, head of the Treasury have been infected with COVID-19.

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AMLO will speak with Putin

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will hold a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday to discuss the supply of the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID.

The above, less than a week after calling the new US president, Joe Biden, reported Efe.

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“I inform you that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will hold a telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, tomorrow at 8 am,” the Mexican Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, announced on social media.

The Foreign Secretary added that “the future of the bilateral relationship will be addressed as well as the supply of Russian vaccines to Mexico.”

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Conversation between López Obrador and Vladimir Putin

This will be the first conversation that transpires publicly between López Obrador and Putin, who in 2018 congratulated the Mexican on his electoral victory through a telegram.

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Mexico, which has been applying the Pfizer vaccine since December 24 and at the beginning of January authorized the use of the AstraZeneca drug, now has in its sights the Russian Sputnik V vaccine and the Chinese one from CanSino, both of which are being studied. by the regulatory authority, indicates Efe.

The undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, a strategist for the Mexican government against the coronavirus, was recently in Argentina to follow up on the application of the Russian vaccine.

PHOTO: YouTube Screenshot Andrés Manuel López Obrador

The same, which is already being used in the country and was even supplied to President Alberto Fernández, Efe said.

The call with Putin will take place after López Obrador spoke on the phone with Biden on Friday, once he was inaugurated as president of the United States.

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