Brazil’s President Tests Positive For COVID-19 – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus.
He took the test, his fourth, on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature.
Mr Bolsonaro has more than once made light of the dangers presented by the infection, calling it “a little influenza” and saying that he would not be genuinely influenced by it.
He has additionally asked local governors to ease lockdowns, which he says hurt the economy, and on Monday he watered down guidelines on wearing face covers.
Mr Bolsonaro made the declaration in a TV meet on Tuesday. He said the fever he had been encountering had gone down and that he felt “quite well”.
Back in April, he said that regardless of whether he were to be contaminated with the infection, he would “not need to stress as I wouldn’t feel anything, at most it would resemble a little influenza or somewhat cold”.
At the point when he offered the comment, the quantity of Covid-19-related passings was as yet under 3,000 and the quantity of contaminations was around 40,000.