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.