Juan Orlando Hernández

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Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernández tested positive for Covid-19
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández  at the Department of State, March 21, 2017
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández at the Department of State, March 21, 2017 Credit: U.S. Department of State from United States / Public domain

On Tuesday, Juan Orlando Hernández, president of Honduras, announced in a televised speech that he had tested positive for Covid-19 and that he would be working remotely while receiving treatment. His wife Ana Garcia de Hernández and two of his aides have also tested positive for Covid-19 and are being treated.