Portugal President tests positive for COVID-19
President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Monday night reportedly tested positive to COVID-19.
As seen in the official website of the Portuguese Presidency, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is reportedly asymptomatic.
The president is self-isolating in a residential area in Belem, in the west of central Lisbon and has suspended all his agenda for coming days
The president is largely a figurehead in Portugal, where the prime minister and his cabinet are in charge of day-to-day affairs. He wields large influence nevertheless, and he holds the authority to appoint the prime minister and dissolve parliament.
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