Ursula Mojica Obrador, cousin of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, died for COVID-19 after being hospitalized for 20 days at the ISSSTE in Tampico, Tamaulipas.
Mójica Obrador died on Friday morning from complications of the virus as she suffered from hypertension.
She had been interned in Tampico since July 2, they were unable to move her to Mexico City due to her condition, according to the newspaper Reforma.
A few days ago her husband Roberto Salazar and his son Roberto Salazar Mojica also died from complications from COVID-19.
On Thursday, his morning lecture asked the representative about his cousin’s health, to which he replied: «Yes, I have sick relatives too, unfortunately they have lost their families’ lives, as unfortunately happens in these cases, a pandemic, and friends and acquaintances and family, that is.»
The president’s cousin was a state councillor of Morena in Tamaulipas, and had participated in the election campaigns of López Obrador.
The Morenist senator for Tamaulipas, Américo Villareal, gave his condolences through his Facebook account.
With information from Zedryk Raziel and Reforma (subscription required).
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