Mexican president says he's in good health, recovering from COVID-19

Lopez Obrador was a heavy smoker until suffering a major heart attack in 2013


REUTERS February 05, 2021
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador addresses to the nation on his second anniversary as the President of Mexico, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico. PHOTO: REUTERS

MEXICO CITY:

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday in a video message that he is “in good health and recovering” from COVID-19 after announcing on January 24 he had tested positive.

The 67-year-old president, who was a heavy smoker until suffering a major heart attack in 2013, also said that he had tested negative in an antigen test earlier in the day.

Lopez Obrador gave no details on whether he was now free from COVID-19.

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