Jeanine Áñez receives the support of Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump after testing positive for COVID-19

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The interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, has received encouragement from leaders such as Donald Trump, from the United States, and Jair Bolsonaro, from Brazil, to overcome COVID-19, disease you tested positive for.

The interim president “Has received samples of support and backing from personalities from different areas of the international context” through calls and messages, said a statement from the Ministry of the Presidency.

In addition to Trump and Bolsonaro, the note also mentions Ivan Duque from Colombia, Lenin Moreno from Ecuador and Martin Vizcarra from Peru, in addition to the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó.

Áñez participated in a virtual meeting with his work teams Since “he is fine, he is stable, without symptoms and his spirits are optimal”, mentioned the interim Minister of Economy, Oscar Ortiz, quoted in the statement.

The Bolivian interim president announced through a video that He spread his positive for the coronavirus on his social networks last Thursday.

The authority remains isolated in the Presidential Residence in La Paz at the same time that he maintains his government activities and without presenting symptoms of the disease, according to several of his main collaborators.

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Like Áñez, the acting ministers of Health recover from the disease, Eidy Roca; of the Presidency, Yerko Nunez, and Mining, Fernando Oropeza, along with other officials who have also contracted the disease.

Among the most notorious cases is that of the president of the Senate, Eva Cup, from the Movement to Socialism (MAS) of Evo Morales, head of the country’s Parliament and who, like the interim president, remains in quarantine.

Bolivian authorities have estimated that the highest point of infections by the new coronavirus will occur towards the end of August and the beginning of September.

According to the latest official report, 1,754 deaths and 42,700 confirmed infections have been registered since the first cases of the pandemic in the country, in March.


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