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Bolsonaro acknowledges having symptoms of coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday personally announced that he had tested positive for coronavirus.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro acknowledged that he is experiencing symptoms of coronavirus, thus his schedule of activities for the week was canceled.

The CNN Brasil television station assured that the president confirmed that he has a fever of 38 degrees Celsius and a blood oxygenation rate of 96 percent.

He announced that he is taking hydroxychloroquine.

"It began with some indisposition on Sunday and worsened on Monday, with fatigue, fever, and muscle pain," Bolsonaro explained.

Bolsonaro also informed the station that an MRI of his lungs was done at the Hospital of the Armed Forces, in Brasilia, and this examination did not identify any problems.

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