Bolsonaro says lungs ‘clean’ after coronavirus test

Bolsonaro says lungs 'clean' after coronavirus test

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said that his lungs as “clean” after he underwent a second test for the novel coronavirus.

Local media reported he had symptoms associated with the COVID-19 respiratory disease.

Bolsonaro told supporters that he had just visited the hospital and been tested.

“I can’t get very close,” he said in comments recorded by Foco do Brasil, a pro-government YouTube channel. “I came from the hospital. I underwent a lung scan. The lung’s clean.”

Brazil has more than 1.6 million confirmed cases and more than 65,000 related deaths, according to official data on Monday.

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