The extreme right leader was admitted to the hospital for intestinal obstruction after chronic hiccups for several days.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has left the São Paulo Hospital since last week, where he is receiving treatment for intestinal obstruction. He said he will return to his desk on Monday, looking forward to eating grilled ribs.
The far-right leader suffered from abdominal pain on Wednesday and Hiccups for several days.
He said this problem is related to Stabbings in 2018 He suffered during the presidential campaign. Since then, Bolsonaro has undergone six operations, five of which were performed on his digestive system.
On Saturday, Vila Nova Star has Say The president is eating soup and fruit puree and may be discharged from the hospital in the next few days.
Bolsonaro told reporters when he left the hospital on Sunday: “I will return to the presidency tomorrow.”
“I had to go on a diet, I did what I was supposed to do… I wanted to leave from the first day, but they wouldn’t let me. I hope that within 10 days I will eat grilled ribs and eat anything,” he said .
“It seems that my stomach is on fire. The cause is intestinal obstruction, which is very common after a person like me who has undergone surgery is stabbed.”
There was concern that the 66-year-old Bolsonaro might need surgery to remove the obstruction, but this possibility was quickly ruled out.
The hospital said in a statement that Bolsonaro will continue to be observed by the auxiliary medical team as an outpatient.
His medical team also advised him to go on a diet, but Bolsonaro said he might not follow it.
“I will try to follow, but in terms of diet, I am not a role model for anyone,” he said.
While Bolsonaro was hospitalized, he was facing Widespread criticism According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, he handled the political pressure of Brazil’s coronavirus crisis, which has caused at least 541,000 deaths in this South American country.
As a COVID-19 skeptic, he believes that the virus is just a “small flu” and he defended his policy, saying that the coronavirus-related work stoppage will harm the Brazilian economy.
In the past month, Bolsonaro has also been accused of failing to respond to the Ministry of Health’s alleged violation of procurement of COVID-19 vaccines from India. New allegations have surfaced, saying that Bolsonaro was involved in a looting Its assistant salary plan. When he was a federal member.
He denied all charges against him.
But as the former left-wing president of Brazil, the president may face severe challenges in the presidential election next year. Luis Inacio Lula da Silva Expected to compete with him-recent polls indicate that Lula may defeat Bolsonaro.
The popularity of the former captain has also been declining.Datafolha poll released this month display 54% of Brazilians said they would support his impeachment.