The president of the brazilian Jair Bolsonaro is always positive for the coronavirus, according to a new test carried out two weeks after the discovery of the contamination, announced on Wednesday the presidency, and his official schedule is ” pending “.
The state of health of the head of the State 65 years of age “is progressing well” but ” the test made on Tuesday was positive “, announced in a press release the Planalto Palace in Brasilia.
Tours in the States of Bahia and Piaui (north-east) as the head of State had envisaged the coming days, ” pending “, indicated to the AFP advisors of press of the presidency.
Jair Bolsonaro is confined within the palace of the Alvorada palace, his official residence, where it performs its functions by video conferencing, since the first positive diagnosis on 7 July. He had done this test after you have felt feverish and tired.
The president, who has been constantly since the beginning of the pandemic in march of critique containment, has held its own quarantine “horrible” and wished to recover faster his freedom of movement.
Last Sunday, he emerged from the presidential palace to meet his supporters, remaining at about two meters distance, but lowering his protective mask to speak to them.
He also brandished a box of hydroxychloroquine, a molecule very contested by scientists but in which he believes hard as iron and he has asked the department of Health recommend even for mild cases of COVID-19.
The president Bolsonaro, who has long been called the pandemic of the ” small flu “, has been highly criticized for his attitude in the health crisis has been formally almost 81 500 dead in Brazil, the second-worst record in the world, behind the United States.
The COVID-19 has contaminated as much as 2.16 million people in the country, including several ministers of the government of Bolsonaro.