Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro tests COVID-19 positive for third time

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President Bolsonaro is still in good condition, accompanied by the presidency's medical team,"a secretariat of the Communications Ministry said

 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has had another positive result for the novel coronavirus in the third test he has taken since falling ill on July 7, a secretariat of the Communications Ministry said on Wednesday.

"The test carried out on the president yesterday, on the 21st, showed a positive result," a statement said.

"President Bolsonaro is still in good condition, accompanied by the presidency's medical team," it added

Meanwhile, Brazil recorded another day by day record of coronavirus cases Wednesday with about 68,000 diseases, a sign COVID-19 is still a long way from being managed in the hard-hit nation.

The health care department said 67,860 new cases and 1,284 deaths had been accounted for in the previous 24 hours in Brazil, which has the second-greatest episode on the planet after the United States.

The South American nation of 212 million individuals has recorded 2.2 million diseases and 82,771 passings from the new coronavirus since affirming its first case five months back.

Specialists state under-testing implies the genuine numbers are most likely a lot higher.

Brazil has battled to set a methodology for reacting to the pandemic.

President Jair Bolsonaro faces analysis for making light of the infection and assaulting social removing measures embraced by state and nearby specialists.

The extreme right pioneer, who has normally mocked such measures by hitting the avenues veil less for rallies by his supporters, has been in isolate at the presidential royal residence since July 7 subsequent to getting the infection himself.

His office reported Wednesday he had again tried positive, saying he would proceed with his isolate and suspend his up and coming itinerary items.

Bolsonaro, 65, contends the financial aftermath from stay-at-home measures could be more awful than the infection itself, and is rather pushing the problematic intestinal sickness drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as cures, following in the strides of US President Donald Trump.

Margareth Dalcomo, a specialist at Brazil's driving general wellbeing organization, Fiocruz, said Bolsonaro's hydroxychloroquine-pushing was "lamentable."

"This politicization of the medication by the US and Brazilian presidents for cloudy reasons has no legitimization, and it tricks individuals," she told AFP.

"It has been demonstrated this medication has no impact against COVID-19."

Bolsonaro is on his third wellbeing clergyman since the pandemic arrived at Brazil five months prior, in the wake of dropping out with two specialists who recently held the post over their proposals on containing the infection.

The current clergyman, an interval, is Eduardo Pazuello, a military general with no earlier clinical experience.

The World Health Organization voiced positive thinking a week ago that the flare-up in Brazil had at last arrived at a level, encouraging the nation to utilize the chance to "take control."

Yet, however, the degree of the day by day cases and deaths has balanced out, it stays high.

The nation has recorded a normal of in excess of 37,000 cases and 1,050 deaths per day over the previous week.

Its past day by day infection record was 54,771, on June 19

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