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Narendra Modi wishes COVID-19 infected Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro speedy recovery 
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Narendra Modi wishes COVID-19 infected Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro speedy recovery 

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Jul 2020, 04:40 am

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished COVID-19 infected Brazilian President  Jair Bolsonaro recovery from the disease.

"My friend President @jairbolsonaro , my prayers and best wishes for your speedy recovery," he tweeted.

Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus with mild symptoms.

Speaking to Brazilian TV channels, he said: "Everyone knew that it would reach a considerable part of the population sooner or later. It was positive for me."

Bolsonaro on Monday took the test for the contagion.

Brazil is second only to the United States in terms of total coronavirus infections and deaths globally.

More than 65,000 people have died of the virus in Brazil and 1,623,284 cases have been confirmed so far, according to John Hopkins University & Medicine coronavirus map.