Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus.

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Jair Bolsonaro said he was feeling "perfectly well" and had only mild symptoms

Brasilia:

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for the coronavirus but said he was feeling "perfectly well" and had only mild symptoms.

The far right leader has caused huge controversy in Brazil for repeatedly flouting containment measures and minimizing the risk of the virus, which has killed 65,000 people in the South American giant and infected 1.6 million.

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