The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro confirmed that his test for coronavirus was positive. Earlier Tuesday, the head of state has canceled all scheduled for this week events because of suspicious symptoms resembling COVID-19.
According to him, the treatment he began to take hydroxychloroquine. Now the President is feeling better.
I knew that sooner or later it will hit a significant part of the population. I, for one, if not pass the test, you would not recognize the result and it was positive. It all started on Sunday with some ailments. Monday I felt worse: discomfort, fatigue, muscle pain, the temperature rose to 38 degrees
the President of Brazil
Bolsonaro repeatedly criticized the quarantine measures adopted by regional authorities in connection with the pandemic. The head of state claimed that they will lead to catastrophic consequences for the economy of the country. The President has repeatedly said that the danger of coronavirus exaggerated and called COVID-19 “Grippolom”.
Brazil is now the second highest number of confirmed cases of infection COVID-19 in the world. In the country identified 1.6 million cases, of which 65.4 thousand people died.