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Which governors have been infected with COVID-19 to date?

This Monday, the governor of Sonora, Claudia Pavlovich Arellano, reported through her Twitter account that she had tested positive for COVID-19.

“I have received the result of my COVID-19 test and it is positive. Fortunately, my health is stable and with mild symptoms. As established by the health protocol, I am safe at home and from there I continue working. With opportunity, I will report my evolution, “he wrote on his Twitter account.

The Sonoran president joins the group of 12 governors who have tested positive for the coronavirus. Here we make a count of the infected leaders.


The first of the governors to test positive for the disease was the PRI Omar Fayad Meneses.

On March 28, the Hidalgo governor reported that the COVID-19 test that was carried out was positive; After his recovery, he donated plasma to limit the reproduction of the virus in patients who are in an acute phase of infection.


On March 29, Governor Adán Augusto López reported that after taking the coronavirus test, it came back positive.

Through his Twitter account, he stated that he would remain at home “under quarantine and observation.” “From here we will continue working so that Tabasco can overcome this crisis,” he wrote on the social network.


A day later, on March 30, Governor Francisco Domínguez Servién reported that his coronavirus test had been positive.

“It gave me great concern and fear that I would become a source of contamination that would generate an epidemiological outbreak in the state,” the governor said at the time; He also acknowledged that he did not know how he had been infected.


On June 9, Governor Héctor Astudillo reported that he tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, through his Twitter account, after taking a second test.

“Take care of your family, take care of adults. I thought it was not going to touch me and it touched me. Nothing serious, I am not in crisis,” he said through a video that he published on his social networks.


On July 2, Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca announced that he had fallen ill with coronavirus.

Weeks later, the president went to the State Blood Bank to donate plasma, for being a person recovered from COVID-19.

“If you have been positive for the disease and have a positive Covid PCR test and a negative test or antibody test results, you can donate convalescent plasma,” he said.

–Quintana Roo

On July 16, Governor Carlos Joaquín González confirmed that he tested positive for the coronavirus and indicated that he would isolate himself at his home, where he would remain pending the conduct of the entity.

“I feel good and in a responsible way I will stay at home always attentive to the actions of @GobQuintanaRoo,” he wrote on his twitter account.


Through Twitter, on July 27, Governor José Rosas Aispuro reported that he would be in isolation because the result of a COVID-19 test to which he was submitted came back positive.

Through Twitter, Rosas Aispuro explained that due to the constant tours that the entity has made, coronavirus tests are carried out periodically.


On September 10, Governor Silvano Aureoles announced on social networks that he began to feel some discomfort, so he decided to take a new test and the result was positive.

–Lower California

Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis reported on October 29 that he had tested positive for COVID-19 like his wife, so both were placed in home isolation. Through his Twitter account, he wrote that “fortunately” they only had mild symptoms.


On October 27, Governor Mauricio Vila reported that he tested positive for covonavirus, for which he would continue to work by phone and video call with his cabinet.

Through Twitter, the Yucatecan president said that “fortunately” the test carried out on his wife and children came out negative.

–Mexico City

The head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheimbaum Pardo, reported on October 27 that she tested positive for COVID-19 so she is under medical follow-up.

“Yesterday (Monday) night they informed me that I tested positive for COVID. I feel good, strong and I am under medical monitoring from the Secretariat of Health of Mexico City,” he said on his Twitter account.