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Liga MX president says he has coronavirus

Liga MX Unveils Official Ball

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JULY 05: Enrique Bonilla, Chief executive of the Liga MX talks to the media during the presentation of the Liga MX Torneo Apertura 2016 Official Ball at Universidad Motolinia del Pedregal on July 05, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/LatinContent via Getty Images)

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MEXICO CITY (AP) The president of Mexico’s Liga MX soccer league announced Friday he has tested positive for coronavirus.

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Liga MX President Enrique Bonilla said in a statement that “I don’t have serious symptoms.” He says he’ll remain in isolation and keep up with the situation of Mexican first-division soccer.

Mexican first-division soccer matches were suspended this week until further notice to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mexican soccer learned Tuesday the head of Atlético de San Luis team, Alberto Marrero, also had coronavirus.

Mexico has yet to declare legal bans on public gatherings, but has encouraged its citizens to maintain a healthy distance in crowded places due to coronavirus.