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List of Latin American leaders sickened by COVID-19

Last Updated Jul 10, 2020 at 5:28 pm EDT

FILE - In this May 19, 2018 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, and Vice President Tareck El Aissami tour La Rinconada baseball stadium that is under construction on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela. President Maduro on Monday, April 27, 2020, named El Aissami , a powerful ally sanctioned by the U.S. as a drug kingpin along with a cousin of the late socialist leader Hugo Chávez, to revamp Venezuela's oil industry amid massive gasoline shortages. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)

A list of Latin American senior officials sickened by COVID-19, gathered by Associated Press reporters from official statements across the region.

Argentina:

1. Secretary of National Security Eduardo Villalba.

2. Conservative opposition leader María Eugenia Vidal

Brazil:

3. President Jair Bolsonaro, in treatment

4. Minister of Institutional Security Augusto Heleno

5. Energy and Mining Minister Bento Albuquerque

6. Communications Ministry Executive Secretary Fábio Wajngarten

7. Rio de Janeiro Gov. Wilson Witzel

8. Para Gov. Hélder Barbalho

9. Santa Catarina Gov. Carlos Moisés

10. Alagoas Gov. Renan Filho

11. Permambuco Gov. Paulo Câmara

12. Mato Grosso Gov. Mauro Mendes

13. Espirito Santo Gov. Renato Casagrande

14. Roraima Gov. Antonio Denarium

15. Sao Paulo Mayor Bruno Covas.

16. Manaus Mayor Arthur Virgilio Neto

Bolivia:

17. Interim President Jeanine Añez.

18. Presidency Minister Yerko Núñez

19. Mining Minister Jorge Fernando Oropeza

20. Health Minister Heidy Roca

21. Armed Forces Commander Gen. Sergio Carlos Orellana

Chile:

22. Public Works Minister Alfredo Moreno

23. Energy Minister Juan Carlos Jobet

24. Social Development Minister Cristian Monkeberg

Ecuador:

25. Secretary of Communication Gabriel Arroba

Guatemala:

26. Culture Minister Silvana Martínez.

Panama;

27. Environment Minister Melciades Concepción

Honduras:

28. President Juan Orlando Hernández

México:

29. Public Administration Secretary Irma Eréndira Sandoval

30. Finance Secretary Arturo Herrera.

31. Social Security chief Zoe Robledo

32. Tamaulipas Gov. Francisco Cabeza de Vaca

33. Hidalgo Gov. Omar Fayad

34. Querétaro Gov. Francisco Domínguez

35. Tabasco Gov. Adán Augusto López

Perú:

36. Production Minister Rocío Barrios

37. Minister of Agriculture Jorge Montenegro

El Salvador:

38. Interior Minister Mario Durán

39. Presidential Secretary Conan Castro

Venezuela:

40. Socialist party chief Diosdado Cabello

41. Zulia Gov. Omar Prieto

42. Oil Minister Tareck El Aissami

Associated Press, The Associated Press


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