Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has contracted COVID-19, but he says his symptoms are mild.
Mr López Obrador, who has been criticised for his handling of the pandemic in Mexico, said on his official Twitter account that he was undergoing medical treatment.
“I regret to inform you that I am infected with COVID-19,” he tweeted.
“The symptoms are mild but I am already under medical treatment. As always, I am optimistic. We will all move forward.”
He joins a growing list of world leaders to have contracted the virus, including UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, former US president Donald Trump and French President…