Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has a fever and other symptoms. He passed the COVID-19 test, which turned out to be positive.
The President of Brazil is known for his criticism of quarantine and epidemic restrictions. Through the court, they tried to force him to wear a mask in public places, but he challenged the decision.
65-year-old Bolsonaru called coronavirus “little flu” and attended rallies against quarantine.
Journalists now want to sue the coronavirus-infected president.
The reason is that he went to a press briefing to announce the diagnosis, rather than self-isolation. And then he took off his mask and did not keep his distance.
According to journalists, Jair Bolsonaru endangered them and violated two articles of the country’s Criminal Code, which punishable by a fine or up to 4 years in prison.
Brazil ranks second in all coronavirus cases. The country has recorded more than 1.6 million cases of infection, of which more than a million people have recovered, 65 thousand have died.