the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has tested positive for the coronavirus. This was stated in a tv interview Tuesday.
Bolsonaro was tested on Monday and got the answers on the test on Tuesday.
- It was positive, he says, according to the british newspaper the Guardian.
He adds, according to several international media, including the news agency AP that he has it good, after he is begun on treatment.
- I have the well as normal. I even have the desire to go for a walk here, but I can't due to medical circumstances, he says, according to AP.
He took the test on Monday, after he had developed symptoms such as high fever. It is the fourth coronatest he is taking.
the President has so far downplayed the threat from the virus, which he has described as 'a little flu'.
While people the world over keep distance and spritter of is Jair Bolsonaro several times been seen in public, while he is handing out handshakes with his supporters, and he is also seen standing and småsnakke with persons among the crowds. Some times without wearing a mask.
He believes, though, that because he has been previously the athlete, he will be protected against the virus.
in addition to the UNITED states, Brazil is the country that has registered the most deaths among patients with coronavirus. Over 65,000 people have died in Latin america's biggest country.
Over 1.6 million brazilians are confirmed infected, according to figures from the u.s. Johns Hopkins University.