The President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández says he has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
“Over the weekend I started to feel bad and today they have diagnosed me with being infected with Covid-19,” the President said in a national address on Tuesday.
Hernández said he has mild symptoms, is receiving treatment and intends to continue his duties as President, but in isolation.
First Lady of Honduras Ana García de Hernández and two aides have also tested positive for the virus. Hernández added that his wife is asymptomatic at present.