BRASILIA | brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro announced Monday, CNN’s Brazil that he had some symptoms of the novel coronavirus and that it was subjected to a test whose results will be known Tuesday.
According to the tv channel, the president who is very sceptical about the pandemic Covid-19 said one of its journalists that he had some symptoms of the coronavirus, including 38°c of fever, and a chest x-ray had been performed at the hospital of the armed forces.
In a video recorded by one of his supporters, with whom he often refers to the gates of his official residence in Brasilia, the president, wearing a white mask, said he had just returned from the hospital, where he had made a ” ray “.
“The lung is own, okay? I’m going to do a test Covid in a little while, but everything is going well “, he said after being informed that he could not approach too close to its fans.
According to brazilian media, the results of the tests will be known on Tuesday.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Jair Bolsonaro, 65 years, has minimized the disease and participated in several public events without wearing a mask, while criticizing the isolation measures implemented in several member States.
On Saturday, he posted pictures on the social networks on which it is face to face, in the company of several ministers and of the american ambassador in Brasilia, during a reception on the occasion of the national holiday of the United States.
On Monday, he has opposed its veto to two articles of the law on the use of masks in public places to prevent the spread of the pandemic in Brazil.
Behind the United States, Brazil is the country most affected by the pandemic, with 1.6 million cases of Covid-19 to 65 487 deaths.