FILE PHOTO: Guatemala’s President Alejandro Giammattei looks on during a news conference with Michael Kozak (not pictured), acting assistant secretary for U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in Guatemala City, Guatemala February 7, 2020. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria
April 20, 2020
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said on Sunday that a total of 50 migrants deported by the United States to Guatemala have tested positive for coronavirus, including 14 sent to the Central American nation on a Tuesday flight.
Most of the Guatemalan deportees that have tested positive for coronavirus arrived from the United States on a Monday flight.
(Reporting by Sofia Menchu; Writing by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)