Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced on Sunday.
He is showing mild symptoms and is under medical treatment. “As always, I am optimistic,” the 67-year-old president said on Twitter.
Obrador is being criticized for his approach to the corona crisis.
In Mexico, almost 150,000 people died from the virus’s effects; more than 1.7 million were infected.