Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for coronavirus


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, according to local media. He had undergone a test for the new coronavirus after a top aide contracted the disease following a trip on which both met with Donald Trump, his son said Thursday.

“President Bolsonaro has been tested for coronavirus and we are waiting for the results. However, he is not exhibiting any symptoms of the disease,” Eduardo Bolsonaro, the President’s third son, also a lawmaker, had written on Twitter earlier.

He cancelled a scheduled trip Thursday to the city of Mossoro, in northeastern Brazil, and his office said he had no other official events on his daily agenda.


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