Cardinal Ticona tested positive for Covid-19

Cardinal Toribio Ticona tested positive for Covid-19 and was moved to a medical center in La Paz for treatment, Radio Fides reported.

The 84-year-old cardinal showed symptoms early in the morning and, according to the report, was immediately rushed to a hospital where he is stable.

Ticona comes from Atocha in the Sud Chichas de Potosí province and was installed as cardinal in a ceremony officiated by Pope Francis in the Vatican in June 2018.

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