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President of Guatemala Tests Positive For COVID-19

Added 09-18-20 06:07:02pm EST - “Alejandro Giammettei says he is showing typical symptoms of high fever and body aches, "resting and isolating myself from all public activity."” - Npr.org

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Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, shown at an event marking the country's independence earlier this week, tested positive for COVID-19 Friday. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, shown at an event marking the country's independence earlier this week, tested positive for COVID-19 Friday.

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said Friday he's tested positive for the coronavirus. Giammattei made the announcement to Sonora, a local radio station.

He said he feels well, is showing typical symptoms of high fever and body aches and has been treated at the Centro Medico Militar, one of the hospitals designated to treat COVID-19 patients in Guatemala City.

In a live appearance on the Guatemalan government website, Giammettei said he's following his doctor's recommendations, "resting and isolating myself from all public activity," though he said, "your government continues to work."

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