search

Brazilian leader Bolsonaro says he has coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has announced he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Bolsonaro has been widely dismissive of the virus, even as it has wreaked havoc on his country, claiming over 65,000 lives, the second highest toll in the world.

He says he was tested for the virus after having had a fever the day before. His condition is not immediately known.

comments