In his first Facebook stay video since recovering from Covid-19, Bolsonaro stated: “I’ve just taken a blood exam. I was a bit weak yesterday. They have also found a bit of an infection. I’m taking antibiotics now. It must have been those 20 days inside the house, we catch other things. I’ve caught mold, mold in my lungs. It must be that.”
His wife, Michelle Bolsonaro, has additionally examined positive for Covid-19, in response to a press release from the President’s press workplace.
The first girl, who was final seen in public on Wednesday afternoon when she attended an official occasion in Brasilia together with her husband, “is in good health and will follow all established protocols,” the assertion stated.
“The first lady is being accompanied by the medical team of the Presidency of the Republic,” the assertion provides.
In his Thursday handle, the President additionally thanked God and hydroxychloroquine for his well being.
“I’m healed from Covid. I have antibodies, no problems. In my particular case, I first thank God, and secondly, the medication prescribed by the presidential doctor: hydroxychloroquine,” Bolsonaro stated.
“The following day, I was already OK. If it was a coincidence or not, I don’t know. But it works,” the president added.
Brazil is second solely to the United States in numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths. But Bolsonaro has downplayed the virus for months, and sometimes seems in public and at rallies and not using a face masks, even hugging supporters.
The President made an look on horseback Thursday throughout a go to to Piaui State, the place he was greeted by supporters, a few of whom weren’t carrying masks.
In a video posted to Bolsonaro’s official Facebook web page, the President is seen on a horse, given to him as he arrived at Sao Raimundo Notato airport. Bolsonaro initially wore a masks, however eliminated it whereas celebrating with supporters.
The go to was meant to enhance Bolsonaro´s political relations with regional authorities, and to inaugurate a water system in Campo Alegre de Lourdes, a small city in the northeast state of Bahia, a area identified for extreme droughts.
Rodrigo Pedroso reported from Sao Paulo, Amy Woodyatt wrote in London.