Marcelo Queiroga tests positive for COVID-19 in New York City

Marcelo Queiroga tests positive for COVID-19 in New York City

Marcelo Queiroga tests positive for COVID-19 in New York City

According to government officials, Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga tested positive for COVID-19 hours after addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday.

According to CNN Brasil, Queiroga will be quarantined in the city for the next 14 days, and Brazilian diplomats will not be able to attend sessions at the annual conference until Friday.

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The health minister is a member of the Brazilian team accompanying President Jair Bolsonaro, who gave the opening speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Marcelo Queiroga tests positive for COVID-19 in New York City

According to a statement from Brazil’s communications office, “the minister is doing well.” The virus was not found in the rest of the delegation.

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