IANS | 22 Sep, 2021
Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga has tested positive for the
coronavirus hours after attending the UN General Assembly, and will now
quarantine in New York City for the next 14 days.
minister is part of the Brazilian delegation accompanying President Jair
Bolsonaro, who opened up the General Assembly with a speech on Tuesday.
He had been vaccinated with the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine, the
minister told CNN last week.
There were reports that the infected minister met UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson just hours before his reports were declared.
after Brazilian news portals reported that Brazil has decided to abort
participation in the UNGA. Despite all, Bolsonaro have publicly
proclaimed that he would not get vaccinated.