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Azteca News –

The second man of the oficialismo of Venezuela, God given hairhe said Thursday in a Twitter message he gave positive to the tests of COVID-19 and that it is isolated.

Shortly after his announcement, President Nicolás Maduro said on official television that Cabello would need several days of treatment and recovery, but that he is « fine » and « resting. »

Cabello, a 57-year-old retired military man, is the first vice president of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), as well as head of the Constituent Assembly, and has been considered one of the most influential figures in the ruling party for more than a decade.

« I have turned positive In Covid 19, I am already isolated, following the indicated treatment, thanks for your good wishes, with high morale. We will win !! « , wrote on the social network Cabello, who on Wednesday suspended the transmission of his weekly television program arguing that he had an allergy.

« The virus exists … it can reach anyone, you have to take care of yourself, » said Maduro, after showing his solidarity with Cabello.

The president also said that he had also given positive to the coronavirus the governor of the Zulia state, Omar Prieto, whose region emerged as the main focus of the COVID-19 in the country.

In Venezuela more than 8,000 cases of the new have been reported coronavirus and 75 deaths, according to the most recent official data published on Wednesday.

But opposition leaders and medical specialists have questioned the figures, pointing to a lack of transparency in reporting cases and accusing prosecutors of those who contradict government information.