Brazilian President Bolsonaro says he has ‘mould’ in lungs and is feeling weak. Wife tests positive for the coronavirus

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro stated on Thursday that he has ‘mold’ in his lungs and was taking antibiotics that has left him feeling weak.

Bolsonaro has spent weeks in isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus

“I just did a blood test. I was feeling kind of weak yesterday. They found a bit of infection also. Now I’m on antibiotics,” Bolsonaro stated in a livestream video, with out elaborating on the an infection.

“After 20 days indoors, I have other problems. I have mold in my lungs,” he stated, referring to just about three weeks he spent at the official presidential residence. He examined positive for the coronavirus on July 7 and then unfavorable final Saturday.

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His spouse, Michelle Bolsonaro, examined positive on Thursday, in response to an announcement from the presidential palace. Science and Technology Minister Marcos Pontes additionally stated he had examined positive for the virus, making him the fifth cupboard minister recognized publicly.

Brazil is second solely to the United States in numbers of coronavirus instances and deaths. But Bolsonaro has downplayed the virus for months in response to CNN, and typically seems in public and at rallies with out a face masks, even hugging supporters.

The President made an look on horseback Thursday throughout a go to to Piaui State, the place he was greeted by supporters, a few of whom weren’t sporting masks.

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