Bolsonaro’s Tests Delivered to Supreme Court Were Negative for Covid-19

The reports have codenames; 'O Estado de S. Paulo' newspaper petitioned the Court to ensure access. The President announced the results but declined to produce the reports for two months.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The test reports delivered by the government to the Federal Supreme Court (STF) show that President Jair Bolsonaro tested negative for the novel coronavirus. The tests were released to the public on Wednesday, May 13th.

The test reports were released only after the 'O Estado de S. Paulo' newspaper petitioned the Court for access under Brazil's Freedom of Information Act.

The President had announced on social media that the results had been negative, but refused to show the reports.

The three tests employed the PCR method, considered most effective since it traces the genetic material . . .

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