Bolsonaro Undergoing Covid-19 Test After Showing Symptoms
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has undergone another test for Covid-19 after showing symptoms of the virus.
Bolsonaro said an exam showed his lungs are “clean” and that he would test for the coronavirus again. “But everything is fine,” he told supporters as he arrived at the presidential palace, according to a video broadcast on a YouTube channel.
The presidential office confirmed Bolsonaro was tested Monday night at a Brasilia hospital and said results would be available on Tuesday. The president is currently in good health condition, according to a statement.
Bolsonaro had a light fever and is taking hydroxychloroquine, a medication he has been touting to combat the coronavirus but that so far has unproven efficacy against it, according to CNN Brasil.
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