Covid-19: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For The Third Time

Bolsonaro, who had termed the novel Coronavirus as “a little flu”, has tested COVID positive for the third time.

Neel Raju Nalawade

July 23, 2020

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The Coronavirus pandemic has disturbed various strata of society. The rate of infection is rapidly increasing all across the globe. Recent news reports state that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has had another positive result for the novel Coronavirus. A secretariat of the Communications Ministry said that this is the third test he has taken since falling ill on July 7. Bolsonaro has been showing symptoms like high fever and fatigue. and he is now working in isolation.

The 65-year-old President has tested positive for the third time. The best medical team possible has been assigned to examine him. Earlier, Bolsonaro had dismissed the severity of the pandemic by terming it as “a little flu.” Further, he even sidelined the authorities who suggested imposing lockdown in Brazil in order to curb the spread of virus. As of now, 2.2 million people have been infected by the virus and 82,000 have lost their lives in Brazil alone.

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