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Brazil’s First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro and President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Alan Santos/PR
First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro and President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Alan Santos/PR

President Jair Bolsonaro’s press office informed on Thursday that First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro has contracted the coronavirus. In a statement, the government said she “is in a good state of health and will follow all isolation procedures.”

Mrs. Bolsonaro’s test results come just five days after the president announced he had recovered from a Covid-19 infection, for which he tested positive on July 7. The First Lady took part in an official ceremony at the presidential palace on Wednesday, while wearing a facemask. Cabinet ministers Tereza Cristina (Agriculture) and Damares Alves (Human Rights) also attended the event.

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