That same Thursday, the government confirmed that the Minister of Science and Technology, Marcos Pontes, is the fifth member of Bolsonaro's cabinet to contract COVID-19.
Thursday July 30, 2020 ((rezonodwes. com)) – Michelle de Paula Firmo, 38, wife of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, 65, has tested positive for COVID-19, an illness from which the president recovered last weekend, according to official sources .
“ First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. She is in good health and will follow all established protocols, accompanied by the presidential medical team “, according to a note released by the government.
Bolsonaro recovered from the illness last weekend which he had come to describe as a “crackle” and for which he remained in prison for twenty days, after being tested positive on July 7.
Note that according to the latest bulletin from the Ministry of Health, published Brazil recorded 1,595 new deaths and 69,074 new infections in 24 hours on Wednesday.