Brazil vice president Hamilton Mourao has been infected by the Covid-19. His coronavirus tests result come positive. This information is given in the report of the news agency Reuters.
The country’s vice president’s office said on Sunday that Hamilton Mourao had tested the Covid-19.
Last July, Brazil far-right president Jair Bolsonaro contracted signe the Covid-19 vaccine agreement. He later recovered. Many more senior officials in the country have already been infected with corona.
A statement from Brazil’s vice president’s office said his coronavirus was identified yesterday afternoon. Now he will be in isolation at his official residence.
Brazil’s health ministry said yesterday that 18,479 new Covid-19 had been identified. In addition, 388 more deaths were reported.
Brazil is the third most affected country in the world.
According to the country’s health ministry, about 7.5 million people in Brazil have been diagnosed with Covid-19 so far. More than 191,000 people have died infected by the coronavirus in the country.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been ignoring coronavirus’s horrors from the beginning.
There is strong criticism in Brazil of his government’s move to deal with Covid-19. His role in the coronavirus vaccine has also sparked controversy.