The wife of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Michelle Bolsonaro, has contracted a coronavirus. This was reported on Thursday by the press service of the head of state.
вЂњMichelle Bolsonaro on Thursday, July 30, passed a test for coronavirus, the result of which was positive,вЂќ вЂ” said in a distributed message. Her state of health is assessed as good, and it is specified that she will comply with the sanitary requirements established for such cases. вЂњThe first lady will be under the supervision of the medical staff of the presidential administration,вЂќ the press service notes.
Recently, the disease caused by a coronavirus infection was suffered by the Brazilian leader himself. On July 7, he reported that he had tested positive for coronavirus. According to him, he felt unwell only in the first days, after which he began taking hydroxychloroquine, although the world health organization previously concluded that the drug does not have a positive effect when used by patients with coronavirus. Last Saturday, he announced his recovery.
In addition to her husband, a coronavirus infection was found in another relative of 37-year-old Michelle Bolsonaro вЂ” her grandmother Maria Aparecida De Ferreira, who was hospitalized on July 1 with a corresponding diagnosis.
Brazil, where the first case of coronavirus infection was confirmed on February 26, ranks second in the list of countries with the highest number of infected and dead, behind only the United States.