On January 25th, Mexican local time, Carlos Slim, Mexico’s richest man, was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
He is currently suffering from mild symptoms and has been treated.
Born in 1940, Slim is 81 years old. He ranks first among Mexico’s richest people with personal assets of $62.1 billion.
He owns several super-large telecommunications companies such as Americom.
Slim’s confirmed coronavirus was announced by his son through his social platform account.
Just the day before (24th), Mexican President Lopez also announced that he had contracted the novel coronavirus.
He is currently suffering from mild symptoms and is undergoing treatment.