Rivals will take over country if I self-quarantine

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador states he won’t self-quarantine all through the coronavirus pandemic because his political enemies would choose over the country if he did, in accordance to news studies.

“Do you know what the conservatives want? For me to isolate myself,” the leftist president explained, Mexico News Day-to-day noted Monday.

“There would be no leadership or there would be their management because in politics there are no power vacuums,” he said. “The voids are crammed and that is what they want, for there to be a vacuum so they can get regulate … in an irresponsible way.”

Lopez Obrador’s remark arrives as the selection of confirmed COVID-19 situations in the nation spiked in excess of 1,000 with 28 useless from the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

The president has appear underneath hearth in latest times for disregarding his individual social-distancing regulations by hugging and kissing supporters in community.

In a remarkably publicized come across on Sunday, he fulfilled with and shook the hand of Maria Consuelo Luera Perez, the 92-12 months-outdated mother of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Milenio newspaper reported.

Nonetheless, the president refuses to go into quarantine, telling reporters he has not exhibited signs or symptoms and will not give his rivals a leg up.