VIDEO: AMLO denies taking the covid test after meeting with the infected minister

The Mexican president said he felt good and without any symptoms of covid-19, after having met this week with the Secretary of the Economy of that country.

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador refused to undergo a covid test after having maintained contact this week with the Secretary of the Economy, Tatiana Clouthier, who tested positive for the virus this Friday.

“I have no symptoms, the truth is that I am very well (…) when you have symptoms is when you have to take the test,” said the Mexican president this Friday during a press conference.

López Obrador, answering the question of one of the journalists, affirmed that he was together with Clouthier at the beginning of the week, however, he said that he did not remember if it was Monday or Tuesday, that is, less than a week ago.

For her part, the Minister of Economy of that country confirmed her positive through a message broadcast this Friday morning on her personal Twitter account.

“I take this opportunity to comment that as a routine commitment, I took a covid test and it is positive. I will continue working from home, ”said the 57-year-old official.

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