BRASILIA: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday attended his first public occasion since recovering from Covid-19, although he declined to talk. Brazil’s president is often final to handle on the presidential palace, however Bolsonaro solely watched the occasion recognizing girls […]
Brazil’s president is often final to handle on the presidential palace, however Bolsonaro solely watched the occasion recognizing girls who work in rural areas round Latin America and left the room as soon as it ended. He wore a masks all through the occasion.
Bolsonaro persistently downplayed the coronavirus’ severity through the pandemic, and he usually joined supporters and took outings from the presidential residence, generally with out a masks.
On July 7, he instructed reporters he had examined optimistic for Covid-19, then spent greater than two weeks confined to the presidential residence whereas taking part in conferences by video name.
On Saturday, he introduced he had examined detrimental and left his house, rode a motorbike round Brasilia and took images with some well-wishers.
Bolsonaro stated he skilled solely minor signs throughout his convalescence and took to social media to advertise using hydroxychloroquine for remedy.
On the ultimate days earlier than saying his restoration, Bolsonaro started taking part within the day by day flag-lowering ceremony in entrance of the residence. He remained separated by a reflecting pool from the few dozen supporters who attended.