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Breaking: President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's President tests positive for COVID-19 for the second time


The president of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus for the second time.

CNN Brasil reported on Wednesday, suggesting tye Brazilian's leader has yet to recover from his initial diagnosis which was announced a week ago.


Since testing positive to the novel virus, Bolsonaro has said he remains in good health and earlier this week said he would resume his normal work schedule if he tested negative.

Bolsonaro has repeatedly looked  down on the risks of what he has Tagged “Small flu”, saying he would not be seriously affected. He has opposed lockdowns, which he says hurt the economy.

Brazil has the second-highest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the world, Following the United State of America which the highest.

Mr Bolsonaro is in a higher-risk group due to  his age, 65.
He said he was taking hydroxychloroquine, championed by United States President Donald Trump, and azithromycin, an antibiotic, to treat the illness. Neither has been proven to be effective against the virus.

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