Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for Covid-19.
Bolsonaro has himself announced the result, speaking on Brazilian TV channels Tuesday. “Everyone knew that it would reach a considerable part of the population sooner or later. It was positive for me,” he said, referring to the Covid-19 test he took Monday.
Sources said that Bolsonaro has previously appeared in public events and attended rallies without mask,and didn’taintain social distance with supporters.
Brazil is in second place after United States in numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths. More than 65,000 people have died in Brazil,till Monday, and 1,623,284 cases have been confirmed so far