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Jair Bolsonaro’s Spouse and a Fifth Cupboard Member Take a look at Optimistic for COVID-19 in Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro’s Wife and a Fifth Cabinet Member Test Positive for COVID-19 in Brazil


(BRASILIA, Brazil) — Brazil’s first woman and a fifth member of President Jair Bolsonaro’s Cupboard have examined optimistic for the brand new coronavirus, officers mentioned Thursday.

Science and Expertise Minister Marcos Pontes wrote on Twitter that he examined optimistic after experiencing flu-like signs and headache. The 57-year-old is now in isolation. The presidency’s press workplace mentioned in a press release later that Michelle Bolsonaro, 38, additionally examined optimistic.

The assertion mentioned she seemed to be in good well being, however would comply with established protocols.

President Bolsonaro informed reporters on July 7 he had been recognized with the coronavirus and was then confined to the presidential palace in capital Brasilia for greater than two weeks. He introduced he examined damaging on Saturday.

He participated in his first public occasion on Wednesday, to acknowledge rural girls staff, alongside along with his spouse. They had been joined by Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina and the minister of ladies, household and human rights, Damares Alves.

Final week, Citizenship Minister Onyx Lorenzoni and Training Minister Milton Ribeiro introduced that they had examined optimistic. In March, two different Cupboard members had been contaminated.