Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19


Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

The president said he is perfectly well and has only mild symptoms.

He said to journalists on Tuesday, June 7:

”I’m well, normal. I even want to take a walk around here, but I can’t due to medical recommendations.”  

”I can’t get very close,’  ‘I came from the hospital. I underwent a lung scan. The lung’s clean.”

The test was his fourth Coronavirus test, as he has tested negative for COVID-19 thrice in March after meeting with Donald Trump, the US president in Florida.

However, President Bolsonaro has been criticized for his response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Brazil.

Brazil has more than 1.6 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus and over 65,000 deaths.

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