The president of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador published on his social networks on Sunday afternoon that he is infected with COVID-19. He said he is under medical treatment and receiving care.
Secretary of the Interior Dr. Olga Sánchez Cordero will be representing the president in his daily morning conferences, las mañaneras.
López Obrador reported that he has mild symptoms of the disease and additionally mentioned that he will be attentive to public affairs from the national palace.
The president furthermore reported that on Jan. 25 he will be on a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the possibility of sending the Russian vaccine “Sputnik V” to Mexico.