The Secretary of Education of Tlaxcala, Florentino Domínguez Ordóñez, died of complications from COVID-19.
The state official had entered the Hospital on November 20 after testing positive for coronavirus. Later he was transferred to a medical center in San Pablo del Monte and again he was transferred to another private hospital in Puebla.
The governor of Tlaxcala, Marco Mena, was the one who reported the death of his collaborator on his Twitter account.
Likewise, the state president indicated that the legacy of Domínguez Ordóñez in favor of the teaching profession will endure in the history of the state and he sent his condolences to his family.
It is with deep regret that I report the death of my friend Florentino Domínguez Ordóñez, Secretary of Public Education of the @GobTlaxcala. His political legacy and in favor of the teaching profession will take place in the history of Tlaxcala. My condolences to his wife Gaby, his children and family.
– Marco Mena (@MarcoAMena) December 27, 2020
The politician was nicknamed as “The teacher”, Because his profession was teaching. He was born in the community of San Pedro Xochiteotla, in the municipality of Chiautempan.
Domínguez Ordóñez He served as a federal and local deputy. He was also the leader of the Institutional Revolutionary Party in his state. He became director of the Tlaxcalteca Institute for Education of Adults, as well as coordinator of the State system for the promotion of Employment and Community Development.
“The teacher” He was also general secretary of section 55 of the National Union of Education Workers from 1989 to 1991.
It is worth mentioning that this is not the first government official of the Tlaxcala in dying from complications of COVID-19. Alberto Amador Leal, who was serving as head of the governor’s office, also died of the same illness.
With information from La Jornada.
It may interest you:
Violeta Fernández, mother of Sergio Sarmiento, dies in the middle of Christmas
There are only 414 beds left for COVID-19 patients: CDMX Government
After Christmas, Mexico adds 1 million 377 thousand accumulated cases of COVID-19 and 122 thousand deaths
AMLO analyzes plan to expand the number of beds and equipment against COVID-19