August 12, 2020

Sao Paulo governor tests positive for coronavirus

Sao Paulo (AFP) – The governor of Sao Paulo, the state with the highest COVID-19 death toll in hard-hit Brazil, said Wednesday he had tested positive for the new coronavirus and would continue working from quarantine.Governor Joao Doria, an early and vocal advocate of lockdown measures to contain the virus, is a leading opponent of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who regularly downplays COVID-19 and argues the economic damage of business closures will be worse than the disease.Doria, 62, said in a video posted on Twitter that he was “completely asymptomatic.””I just received my sixth test …


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