Bolivia’s Overall economy Minister Oscar Ortiz is the country’s most current Cabinet member to exam good for coronavirus, a listing that involves interim President Jeanine Anez.
The Financial system Ministry produced a statement on Sunday announcing that Ortiz experienced tested positive for the virus, including that he is in great health and fitness.
The ministry tweeted a video clip message from Ortiz, where by he confirms he analyzed constructive immediately after emotion sick all-around midday on Saturday.
“I started off emotion fatigued, experience down and experience muscle mass soreness,” he claimed, including that later on that night he was tested and the results arrived back positive.
Ortiz said that the Minister of Output Advancement Abel Martinez would choose more than his responsibilities during his absence.
Bolivia’s stand-in President Jeanine Anez, who also tested favourable for the virus on July 9, wished Ortiz “a speedy restoration” and reported he was “vital for the country’s financial reactivation.”
At minimum 4 other top Bolivian authorities officials have analyzed constructive in current days, like Wellbeing Minister María Eidy Roca, Minister of the Presidency Yerko Nunez Negrette, Minister of Mines Jorge Fernando Oropeza, and the commander of the armed forces, Gen. Sergio Orellana.
Bolivia has at the very least 47,200 verified coronavirus cases and 1,754 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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