Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s chief of staff, Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto, has examined positive for Covid-19, his workplace said on Monday, turning into the seventh Brazilian minister to have contracted the illness.
Braga Netto is doing properly and has no signs, the workplace said in an announcement. He will stay in isolation till a brand new examination and medical analysis is carried out, and can proceed to work remotely.
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Last week, Bolsonaro’s spouse and one of his ministers examined positive for Covid-19. Bolsonaro additionally contracted the illness however his newest take a look at confirmed he was now not contaminated.
On Monday, Bolsonaro informed reporters he was tremendous and was already cured, after the president last week reported that he had “mold” in his lungs and was taking antibiotics. He didn’t give extra details about his medical situation.
Brazil has the second-worst coronavirus outbreak on this planet after the United States. The South American nation has registered greater than 2.75 million instances of the virus because the pandemic started, whereas the official demise toll has risen to 94,665, in accordance to health ministry knowledge.