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Mexican president still running government despite COVID-19 diagnosis, minister says

FILE PHOTO: Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador attends a news conference where he announced that he sent his well wishes to President-elect Joe Biden ahead of Biden's inauguration later in the day, at the National Palace in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Despite his COVID-19 diagnosis at the weekend, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador continues to run the government and should recover soon, a senior minister said on Monday, sounding an optimistic note on the leader’s health.

Interior Minister Olga Sanchez told reporters at a regular government news conference that Lopez Obrador feels well after he announced on Sunday that he had mild symptoms of Covid-19.

(Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)

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