Bolsonaro isolating after health minister tests positive for COVID at UN summit
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and members of his delegation that were in New York for the UN General Assembly were put in isolation after the country's health minister tested positive for coronavirus, according to the state health regulator.
- During his appearance at UNGA, the president spoke in favor of ineffective drugs to treat the virus, saying that he recovered after taking an anti-malaria pill, per the New York Times.
State of play: Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) recommended that Bolsonaro isolate at home for 14 days.
- Anvisa also recommended that the president and others in his delegation get tested again "on Brazilian soil."