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Bolivia's president is infected with the coronavirus

Bolivia's interim president, Jeanine Añez, has tested positive for the coronavirus. It informs the she Thursday on Twitter.

Añez adds that she has it good and will continue its work, while she is in quarantine.

- Together we will get through it here, writes the 53-year-old president.

a week ago, reported Bolivia's minister of health, Maria Eidy Roca, that she also was infected with the coronavirus.

Bolivia has recorded over 42.000 cases of coronasmitte and 1577 deaths among the country's population of 11.5 million.

Jeanine Añez was in november of last year temporarily appointed as the president of Bolivia, after the country's left-wing president since 2006, Evo Morales, resigned from the post.

It came to pass on the invitation from the military after allegations of electoral fraud, as Morales in October was elected for a new period.

Originally, there was a new presidential elections in Bolivia have taken place in may, but it is as a result of viruspandemien deferred to the 6. september. The conservative Jeanine Añez has announced that she puts up.

Jeanine Añez is the second head of state from a south american country, which has been infected.

Earlier this week it emerged that the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, had also been tested positive.

Brazil is almost 68.000 deaths, surpassed only by the UNITED states, which has registered good 133.000 deaths, according to a current statement from the Johns Hopkins University.

Also a senior politician in Venezuela has contracted the virus.

Diosdado Cabello, who is the president of the country's ruling socialist party and is regarded as president Nicolas Maduro right-hand man, announced Thursday he is in quarantine and being treated.

Venezuela has officially only registered 75 coronarelaterede deaths. The opposition has questioned the official figures, and calls for transparency in the reporting of infection - and the death toll.

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