Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
Manila Bulletin|July 9, 2020
Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
BRASÍLIA, Brazil (AFP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro — an outspoken skeptic about the seriousness of the coronavirus — announced Tuesday he had tested positive but said he was feeling “perfectly well” and had only mild symptoms.

The far-right leader has caused huge controversy in Brazil for repeatedly flouting lockdown measures in place to curb the spread of the virus, which has killed 65,000 people and infected 1.6 million more in the South American giant.


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July 9, 2020