After attending an event in San Luis Potosí, the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that he tested positive for coronavirus. The official pointed out that he has mild symptoms; however, you will continue to carry out your activities remotely.
He indicated that it will be Olga Sánchez Cordero, Secretary of the Interior (Segob), who will lead the morning press conferences that the president normally directs.
Characters from the public sphere have already expressed their solidarity and support for the head of the federal Executive, one of the first being former president Felipe Calderón Hinojosa.
I sincerely wish a speedy recovery to the President @lopezobrador_
Like her husband, Margarita Zavala responded to Andrés Manuel on Twitter: “Take care. I hope you get better”.
Enrique Peña Nieto, president of Mexico from 2012 to 2018, regretted that his successor was infected, wishing for him a speedy recovery:
I am sorry that the President @lopezobrador_ is infected with COVID-19. I wish you a speedy and satisfactory recovery
As for the members of his cabinet, Sánchez Cordero accepted the presidential instruction and stated that he will be in charge of attending the daily press conferences.
I wish you a speedy recovery, Mr. President, and, of course, according to your instructions, we will attend morning conferences to continue informing Mexicans with responsibility and commitment.
The Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE) Marcelo Ebrard He trusted that the president will recover favorably from the infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Best wishes for the prompt restoration of our President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. It will come out ahead.
Also Rosa Icela Rodríguez, secretary of Security and Citizen Protection (SSPC), se joined the recovery wishes expressed by other officials. It should be noted that this Tuesday he was present at an event to inaugurate the facilities of the National Guard (GN) in San Luis Potosí with the president.
“We wish his speedy recovery, we are confident that he will come out ahead with all the love of the Mexican people. #ForcePresident”he wrote on Twitter.
“#FuerzaPresidente With great affection I wish you a speedy and absolute recovery, President @lopezobrador_. His tireless fighting spirit, with the support of the doctors, will restore his health to continue working for #Mexico”Was the message from Esteban Moctezuma, candidate for Mexican ambassador to the United States.
Arturo Herrera, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP), assured that López Obrador is a “Very strong person; I’m sure he will recover soon. I send you a very affectionate hug ”.
Meanwhile, the newly appointed head of the Ministry of Economy (SE), Tatiana Clouthier, wrote “#FuerzaPresidente at the news of having tested positive for Covid. Our love and encouragement ”.
The head of government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum, who a few months ago presented the infectious picture of coronavirus, expressed solidarity with the head of the Federal Executive.
You’re going to be fine President. Sure of it. Your strength, conviction and love for life and for what you stand for give us that certainty. Here we are from the City at work to get ahead. Cheer up
On the other hand, the journalist Carlos Loret de Mola wrote: “Best wishes that you recover soon.” The communicator León Krauze, who on different occasions has spoken out against López Obrador’s management, also supported the wishes of his colleague.
José Antonio Meade and Ricardo Anaya, who competed in 2018 for the presidency of the Republic, expressed their solidarity when the contagion of the president was made known. In their respective personal Twitter accounts they expressed:
“I wish President @lopezobrador_ a speedy recovery. We will have it in our prayers and we are certain that everything will be fine “, said the former PRI candidate, while the former PAN contender wrote: “I wish President @lopezobrador_ a speedy and full recovery. I express my solidarity. “
Through their official accounts on social networks, the members of the Chamber of Deputies also took possession in this regard: “The legislators of the LXIV Legislature of the Chamber of Deputies wish a speedy recovery to the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, before his contagion of COVID-19 ″.
Arturo Zaldívar, presiding minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN), wrote on Twitter: “I wish the President @lopezobrador_ a prompt and full recovery.
Clara Luz Flores, candidate for Morena to the governorship of Nuevo León, as well as Enrique Alfaro, governor of Jalisco, reported that a coronavirus test after maintaining contact with the president in recent days.