Coronavirus test

  • Brazil President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
    SAO PAULO, July 7 (Reuters): Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever.   The right-wing populist, who has played down the severity of the virus which he has called a "little flu," took the test on Monday after developing symptoms.   In the interview broadcast on state-run TV Brasil, Bolsonaro said he began feeli
  • Beijing ramps up testing capacity, reaching a third of city's population so far
    SHANGHAI, June 28 (Reuters): Beijing has ramped up coronavirus testing efforts and has tested about a third of the Chinese capital's population so far, a city official said on Sunday, as authorities seek to control an outbreak stemming from a wholesale market in mid-June.   As of Sunday noon, Beijing had collected 8.29 million patient samples for testing and completed 7.69 million tests, Zhang Qiang, an official from Beijing's municipal committee, told a press c