In an interview with CNN Brasil, President of the country, Jair Bolsonaro said he had coronavirus symptoms.
According to the 65-year-old Bolsonaro, his temperature reached 38 degrees, and oxygen levels dropped to 96 percent. He is undergoing treatment with Hydroxychloroquine.
Due to the symptoms of coronavirus, all meetings of the President this week got canceled.
Bolsonaro is waiting for the results of the coronavirus test today. As a result of magnetic resonance testing, no problems were found in his lungs.
Earlier, Bolsonaro called coronavirus a "minor flu" and described the dangers associated with him as excessive. Within months of the pandemic, two health ministers resigned over disagreements with the President over the fight against the epidemic. Eduardo Pazuel, the Armed Forces General, who has no medical education, is acting Minister.