Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. He tested on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature.
Mr Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the risks posed by the virus, calling it “a little flu” and saying that he would not be seriously affected by it.
Mr Bolsonaro made the announcement in a TV that, fever he had been experiencing had gone down and that he felt “very well”.
The president said that he had started experiencing symptoms on Sunday. He said he had had a high temperature, a cough and had felt unwell which prompted him to take the coronavirus test.