Navy Secretary Rafael Ojeda announced this Sunday that he will be in solitary confinement after testing positive for COVID-19.
“I will be in solitary confinement for positive to COVID-19. I am asymptomatic and will continue to work from home following medical instructions and relying on Senior Marine Officers to continue our work,” he said on his Twitter account.
I share with you that from this moment on I will be in solitary confinement for positive to Covid-19. I am asymptomatic and will continue to work from home following medical instructions and relying on senior Marine Officers to continue our work.
— Rafael Ojeda (@AlmiranteSrio) October 18, 2020
Moments earlier, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that he did not come to the supervision of the Peñitas dam in Chiapas because he had infected the virus.
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“That’s why he’s here who represents him and he’s responsible for all the dredging actions in the Ministry of the Navy, he’s here with us, who represents Admiral Ojeda, who’s going to take over this river dredging plan, Rear Admiral Julian Melo Moya,” the representative said, according to reforma newspaper.
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