Minister Irma Eréndira Sandoval tests positive for COVID-19

Irma Eréndira Sandoval is in charge of monitoring public servants

Minister Irma Eréndira Sandoval tests positive for COVID-19
Sandoval was appointed to the Public Administration Ministry on December 2018 - Photo: Valente Rosas/EL UNIVERSAL
English 28/04/2020 16:46 Newsroom Mexico City Alberto Morales Actualizada 17:00
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On April 27, authorities confirmed Irma Eréndira Sandoval, the head of the Public Administration Ministry, had tested positive for COVID-19 on April 20.

However, it is unknown if Sandoval could have infected other high-ranking officials after she held a meeting with Finance Minister Héctor Herrera and Conacyt director María Elena Álvarez-Buylla on April 17.

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The Public Administration Ministry informed that Sandoval is healthy and doesn’t have serious symptoms

As soon as she was diagnosed, she isolated and she’s now working from home. 

Once Sandoval Ballesteros is cured, she will return to work. 

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