Former Veracruz Governor Javier Duarte de Ochoa quarantined after seeing a man who tested positive for COVID-19.
Federal sources confirmed that the person who met him was part of a list of 10 family members and friends who were authorized to enter the northern prison to meet the former president in Veracruz.
After meeting with the former governor, the visit informed him that he had started with COVID-19 symptoms and was positive.
Sources have been advised that according to the protocol, Duarte will remain isolated for 14 days, although COVID-19 has already been rapidly tested in which it was negative.
Duarte will also undergo a PCR test to confirm the results and has so far shown no signs of the SARS-Covey-2 virus.
Duarte was convicted of conspiracy and money laundering in 2018 when he pleaded guilty to both charges.
As a result, he was sentenced to nine years in prison, fined 58 58,000, and confiscated 50 assets that allegedly resulted in a misappropriation of resources that the FGR had used in its administration in Veracruz. Were imposed on them during.
Due to the law and the time he spent in prison, the former governor of Veracruz is likely to request his early release.