Latin America’s richest man, Carlos Slim, tests positive for COVID-19

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Latin America’s richest man, Carlos Slim has tested positive for -19.

The 80-year-old Mexican telecommunications billionaire visited the National Institute of Nutrition for clinical analysis, monitoring, and treatment in a preventative manner, his son, businessman Carlos Slim Domit said on Twitter.

“He’s very well and has had a very favorable development after more than a week of minor symptoms,” Slim Domit said.

It comes a day after Mexican Andrés Manuel López Obrador, 67, also contracted the disease.

The tycoon and his family, control Mexico’s largest telecoms provider America Movil, whose operations include mobile and fixed-line voice services, wireless and fixed-data services, internet access, and pay television.

Slim is the wealthiest man in Mexico and sits at No. 12 on the Forbes’ Richest List with a net worth estimated at US$59 billion.

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