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Brazil’s first lady tests positive for coronavirus

10:26 PM Jul 31, 2020 | Agencies

Michelle Bolsonaro, wife of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, and Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Marcos Pontes are the latest high-profile Brazilians to have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), president's office announced.

The first lady, 38, "is in good health and will follow all of the established protocols," the president's office said on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.

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President Bolsonaro tested positive earlier, as did some members of his cabinet.

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Pontes said via Twitter he had several symptoms of the disease and begun treatment, and would work remotely from his home.

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