Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has once more examined optimistic for COVID-19, the nation’s Communications Ministry mentioned on Wednesday.
The 65-year-old is in good well being, the ministry instructed dpa by e-mail.
“Bolsonaro has no fever and his respiratory, heartbeat and blood strain are regular,’’ CNN Brazil reported.
The optimistic take a look at end result was no less than the third for the far-right populist president, who for months downplayed the severity of the pandemic and nonetheless advocates protecting the financial system open.
Bolsonaro is at the moment working from his residence. A number of of his ministers have additionally been recognized with COVID-19.
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Brazil recorded 41,008 new coronavirus instances and 1,367 deaths within the final 24-hour depend, bringing the overall to just about 2.2 million infections and 81,487 deaths.
The true figures are believed to be far larger attributable to inadequate testing.
Brazil is the nation most affected by COVID-19, after the U. S.
“Nonetheless, the infections now not look like growing as quickly as earlier than,’’ the World Well being Organisation (WHO) mentioned lately.