ブラジルの保健大臣は、国連会議のためにニューヨークにいる間、Covid-19の検査で陽性を示しました

Brazilian Minister of Health Marcelo Queiroga has tested positive for Covid-19 while in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly (若い), the Brazilian president’s office announced Tuesday evening.

Queiroga was part of Jair Bolsonaro’s Presidential Committee, 声明によると, which added he wasdoing well.” これまでのところ, other members of the Brazilian delegation have tested negative for the virus.
Queiroga told CNN affiliate CNN Brasil on Tuesday that he would quarantine in New York for 14 日々, and wouldn’t leave the United States with other members of his delegation. Some delegation members have canceled their participation due to the risk of infecting members from other countries, Queiroga said.
    Queiroga, a cardiologist, is Brazil’s fourth health minister since the coronavirus pandemic began. He was appointed earlier this year.
      CNN Brasil was first to report on the minister’s condition ahead of the release of the presidential statement.
        A spokesman for the UN secretary-general declined to comment, saying they hada contact tracing protocol in place in case of cases arisingat the UN headquarters.
        今週はじめ, Queiroga came under fire for responding to protesters in New York with an obscene gesture, according to CNN Brasil. Videos went viral on social media, showing the moment he appeared in the window of a minibus and gestured to protesters in front of the residence of the Brazilian Mission at the UN, CNN Brasil reported.
          Even before UNGA began on Tuesday, there were concerns the international gathering might pose a health riskespecially with much of the US still battling severe Covid-19 outbreaks. The US government issued a letter in August encouraging world leaders to consider joining virtually, and not in person, to help avoida super spreader event.
          それでも, より多い 100 heads of state and government arrived in person for the eventwith some of them unvaccinated.
          Most vocal among them has been President Bolsonaro, who has long downplayed the severity of the pandemic and advocated for the use of unproven drugs. 先週, he declared point-blank on social media that he would not get vaccinated because he had once contracted the virus.
          火曜日に, Bolsonaro fulfilled the tradition of delivering the first speech at the meeting, with the rest of the Brazilian delegation in attendance. The President has so far had meetings with several leaders, including UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
            Photos posted by Gilson Neto, Brazil’s tourism minister, show members of the Brazilian delegation ピザを食べる outdoors in New York on Sunday. Nearly all were unmasked.
            Shortly after the announcement that Queiroga had tested positive, Bolsonaro released a video on Twitter showing himself greeting and shaking hands with supporters in front of the hotel where he is staying, without wearing a mask.

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