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Coronavirus- Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive

Brazil’s  President  Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus pandemic. Bolsonaro himself announced the result, speaking on Brazilian TV channels Tuesday.

Mr Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the risks posed by the virus, calling it “a little flu” and saying they he would not be seriously affected by it.
He had also urged regional governors to ease lock down, which he says hurt the economy, and on Monday he watered down regulations on wearing face masks.

He took the test, his fourth, on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature.

I have done a lung screw, my lung is clean, OK? I went to do a Covid exam a while ago but everything is okay.” Bolsonaro reassured supporters on Monday outside the presidential palace in Brasilia.

The president, who was wearing a mask, warned people to not get near him. “ You can’t get very close , Ok? Recommendation for everyone,” Bolsonaro said.

Later, he made announcement in a TV interview on Tuesday, the fever he had been experiencing had gone down and that he felt very well.

Brazil is notably the second largest number of corona virus cases. More than 65,000 people have diyof the virus in Brazil from a total of 1,623,384 confirmed cases, according to the reports revealed by the country ‘s health ministry.

The Brazilian President has previously tested negative for coronavirus in three separate tests, between March 12 and March 17, after he returned from a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump in Florida and many in his entourage tested positive.

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