MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president announced Monday he has come down with Covid-19 a second time, as coronavirus infections spike in Mexico and virus tests become scarce.President Andrés Manuel López Obrador wrote that he tested positive, after he had sounded hoarse at a morning news briefing. He contracted Covid and recovered from it the first time in early 2021.“Even though the symptoms are light, I will remain isolated and only work from the office and hold on-line meetings until further notice,” the president wrote in his social media accounts. “In the meantime, Interior Secretary Adán Augusto López Hernández will take over for me at press conferences and other events.”Two of the president’s Cabinet secretaries, the heads of the Environment and Economy departments, announced they had tested positive in recent days.Earlier in the day, the president told Mexicans to just assume they had Covid if they had symptoms. The number of confirmed cases spiked by 186 percent last week.López Obrador claimed the omicron variant is “a little COVID,” noting hospitalizations and deaths had not increased at the same rate. However, experts say those are both lagging indicators that may not show up for weeks after infections spike.Reading advice posted on Twitter,


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