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Fourth member of Brazil’s delegation to U.N. tests positive for COVID-19

BRASILIA, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Pedro Guimaraes, a member of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s delegation to the United Nations, has examined positive for COVID-19, the CEO of state lender Caixa Economica Federal stated on his one of his social media accounts on Sunday.

Guimaraes, who stated he was absolutely vaccinated, is the fourth member of the delegation that was with Bolsonaro in New York for his handle to the United Nations to take a look at positive.

He stated he’s asymptomatic, however has been remoted since Wednesday, when he returned to Brazil from New York.

Health minister Marcelo Queiroga, Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo and one diplomat additionally examined positive for COVID-19. Queiroga, identified through the go to, remains to be in isolation in a New York resort.

The president stated on Sunday he had a unfavourable end in a COVID-19 take a look at. Since the arrival to Brazil, all members of Bolsonaro’s delegation are in isolation and have taken tests due to contact with the well being minister.

Reporting by Lisandra Paraguassu in Brasilia; enhancing by Diane Craft

Caixa Economica Federal Bank President Pedro Guimaraes  attends a news conference in Brasilia, Brazil, July 6, 2021. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

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