President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported this Monday that Leticia Animas Vargas, national coordinator of Scholarships for Wellness, passed away from Covid.
“I have just been informed that Lety passed away. It was originally from Puebla, a social fighter to whom I entrusted the management of the delivery of scholarships to students from poor families of Mexico. For her convictions she was responsible, our condolences to her family, friends, friends, a hug, “said the president at a press conference.
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On January 4, the president it gave to know what Leticia Animas Vargas, national coordinator of Scholarships for Wellness, tested positive for Covid-19 and “has been in bad” health.
He explained that the person in charge of the entire scholarship program was replaced while recovering from coronavirus, so as not to interrupt the delivery of support.
“Our companion is sick Leticia Animas who is the scholarship coordinator, gave her Covid and it’s been wrong. We send her a hug from here so that she recovers, she is responsible for the entire scholarship program, but there are those who are replacing her so we are going to ask for information about this, ”he said after being questioned about payment arrears.
Yesterday Sunday, the spokesman for government of Mexico, Jesus Ramirez Cuevas, reported that it tested positive for Covid-19; He stated that he is in good health and will work from home.
In a post on his Twitter account, Ramirez Cuevas assured that he will follow all health protocols after testing positive for coronavirus.
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“I inform que of positive a Covid-19. I am in good health and I will be working from home following all the health protocols, ”he said.
Throughout the past week Ramirez Cuevas was with the president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in his usual morning conference, despite the pandemic of coronavirus, both decided not to carry mask during the 2 hours it lasted.
Other federal officials who have contracted the virus include Irma Eréndira Sandoval, Public Function Secretary; Ricardo Sheffield, the holder of the Profeco; Zoé Robledo, director of IMSS, Arturo Herrera, the holder of Hacienda, and Victor Villalobos, Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development.
They regret the death of Leticia Ánimas
The head of Government of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum regretted the death of Ánimas Vargas.
“Dear Leticia Ánimas: Compañera, you left us,” he wrote.
The governor of Puebla, Miguel Barbosa, sent his condolences to family and friends of the federal government official.
Mexico City Attorney General Ernestina Godoy said Leticia Ánimas’s death leaves a “huge void.”