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Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19

25 Jan 2021, 12:29 GMT+10

© Provided by Xinhua | Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks at a press conference in Mexico City, Mexico, Dec. 8, 2020. (Photo by Francisco Canedo/Xinhua)

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced Sunday on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

The president tweeted that at the moment, he is experiencing "mild symptoms" and currently undergoing treatment.

Mexico has seen a growing number of cases of COVID-19 recently, with over 1.7 million infections and nearly 150,000 deaths.

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