Miguel Torruco, Secretary of Tourism, tested positive for COVID-19 despite attending health care, so it will perform its functions remotely. Less than 24 hours ago, her son also reported contracting the disease.
“I inform you that despite the preventive measures, healthy distance and care, I have tested positive for COVID. I will be attending my activities virtually”, The official published on his Twitter account.
He added that the vaccine against this disease will soon be available and it will be possible to return to normality.
“Take good care of yourselves, soon the vaccine will be ready to return to normality. Mexico will get ahead“, wrote.
It should be noted that your child, Miguel Torruco Garza also tested positive, as published at 10:46 on Thursday, November 12. He said his family was healthy and urged not to lower their guard.
“I just got a positive COVID-19 test result. Thank God my family has tested negative. I just have a headache. Don’t let your guard down, I I applied all preventive measures and I still got it. From this moment on I will isolate myself”, Published the honorary headline of the National Boxing Commission.
The Secretary of Tourism joins the long list of cabinet officials, as well as other politicians, governors and legislators who have not been saved from the disease, which has kept the country in a health emergency since February 28, when the first case was registered.
From the first circle of the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador the head of the Treasury has been infected, Arturo Herrera; Irma Eréndira Sandoval, of the Public Function, Zoé Robledo, who is in charge of the Mexican Institute of Social Security, Dew nahle, Secretary of Energy, as well as Ricardo Sheffield, of the Federal Consumer Prosecutor’s Office, among others.
From the National Palace, this Friday, November 13, the Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, reported that they already add 97,624 deaths confirmed in Mexico due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and what’s up 997,393 infections accumulated.
Mexico City and the State of Mexico are the entities with the highest number of estimated active cases (with starting date of the last 14 days by the positivity index, by entity and epidemiological week). At the national level, 50,552 infections are calculated.
After announcing its contagion, officials wished him a speedy recovery. Among them, the United States Ambassador to Mexico, Christopher Landau. Similarly, Román Meyer, secretary of Agrarian, Territorial and Urban Development, sent him a hug and encouragement.
“Let’s get ahead dad. Always forward always together I love you”Wrote the son of the Secretary of Tourism in the responses to the tweet.
Previously, in a video posted on tweet, Torruco Garza said that he was very careful and saw three people without symptoms. He attributed the infection to constantly touching his mask. Although he did not rule out that his family would continue with tests to confirm that they were not infected.
“I want to tell you that my case is very atypical, because apart from being asymptomatic, my viral load is minimal, they say that possibly that is why I did not infect my familyThey will even continue to be tested, to find this, to keep it negative, “he added.
Miguel Torruco Marqués is Bachelor of Hotel and Restaurant Administration. He was head of Tourism from 2012 to 2017 in Mexico City, with Miguel Angel Mancera at the head of government. He joined the López Obrador campaign in March 2017.
In Mexico, the pandemic continues to affect and cause outbreaks in entities such as Chihuahua. The capital of the country together with the State of Mexico, Veracruz, Puebla, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Baja California, Sinaloa, Guanajuato and Sonora as the 10 entities that have registered the highest number of deaths and that together represent more than half ( 62.2%) of all at the national level.
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