President Andrés Manuel López Obrador wears a mask when boarding a flight to CDMX last July. File photo: Cuartoscuro
The Secretary of Health of Nuevo León, Manuel de la O Cavazos, declared that in case the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, does not use a mask during his visit to the State next Thursday, he will recommend wearing one.
During the press conference this afternoon, in which the covid data in the entity is updated, De la O indicated that it is his duty as a doctor and official to recommend the correct use of the mask, a measure approved worldwide to prevent infections of the new Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
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He assured that both he and the federal president must lead by example, to show citizens the correct application of the preventive measures recommended by the health authorities in Mexico.
“I am going to recommend him (to wear a mask), as a doctor and as Secretary of Health, it is my obligation, I do it with everyone and with him I will also do it.
“It is convenient that you use it, we must lead by example, we must lead by example, example draws,” declared the Secretary of State Health during the press conference.
It should be noted that López Obrador has been harshly criticized for not wearing a mask during the different events that he attends around the Republic.
With these three fronts we are implementing the Nuevo León Strategy, for the timely detection and monitoring of patients # COVID19.
– Secretary of Health of Nuevo León (@NlSalud) August 19, 2020
Andrés Manuel López Obrador will visit Nuevo León next week, as part of a working tour of northern states of the country.
The federal president will arrive at the entity on Thursday, August 27 to supervise the effects of the storm Hanna, which left estimated damages of 3 billion pesos.
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