The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro passed the test for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and got a negative result. The head of state previously denied the danger of the disease, reported in Twitter.
“The PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2: negative. GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE,” reads the post Bolsonaro with his photo.
For the first time, the President of Brazil announced the virus on July 7. Then he found himself the first symptoms of the disease.
18 June Professor Helder Nakaya explained the reasons for the rapid growth in the number of new cases of infection with coronavirus in Brazil. One of the factors he called the policy Bolsonaro, who first denied the existence of infection and then began to introduce serious measures to combat COVID-19. In addition, the President has also been very critical of provisions restricting trade and services in the United States to combat the spread of coronavirus infection.
Brazil is in second place for number of cases COVID-19 all the time. The country recorded more than 2.2 million cases of infection, of which more than 1.7 million people have recovered, 85 thousand died.