Federal Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier tests positive for Covid-19

Tatiana Clouthier, head of the SE, outside the National Palace. (Photo: Roberto García / Archive)

The Secretary of Economy, Tatiana Clouthier, reported that she tested positive for Covid-19.

MEXICO, (January 7, 2022) .- Through Twitter, the official said that as a routine the test was carried out, which came out positive, so she will work from home.

Hello. Waiting all closing the first week of the year well. I take this opportunity to comment that as a routine commitment, I took a covid test and it is positive. I will continue working from home.”

Federal Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier

During the morning conference, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pointed out that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is being monitored and is known to be very contagious, but fortunately, it is not as harmful as the other variants ”.

The Secretary of Economy, Tatiana Clouthier, fell ill with Covid-19 and was with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in a meeting at the National Palace, confirmed the head of the Executive.

In his press conference, Lopez Obrador stressed that despite being close to Clouthier, to date he has no symptoms of Covid.

Yes, the covid is affecting a lot, this new variant. I met with her about three days ago, Monday, I think, or Tuesday. I do not have symptoms, the truth is that I am very well and I have no symptoms, when you have symptoms is when you have to take the test. ”


The president reported that there are already several members of his team who have recently been infected with Covid, however, he did not give the names of these officials.

“Yes, there are already several who have Covid of this new variant that we know of, fortunately they are coming out, some with very mild symptoms, fever, headache, sore throat, basically, and with the right medication, you can get out quickly, in any case we all have to take care of ourselves, avoid contagions. What we already know”.


Source: Excelsior