Mexican President Tests Positive for COVID-19, Symptoms Mild

“The symptoms are mild but I am already under medical treatment," Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador tweeted.

  • Published 25 January 2021
FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives his daily, morning news conference at the presidential palace, Palacio Nacional, in Mexico City. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under medical treatment, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
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