Two governors has reportedly tested positive to coronavirus on Tuesday.
This was confirmed in the tourist hotspot of Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon rainforest state of Pará in Brazil, making them the latest leaders to test positive to coronavirus.
The governor of Rio, Wilson Witzel revealed in a recent video that he requested for a test after having fever and sore throat.
Witzel visited a hospital later on Tuesday, where he was undergoing tests to see if he needed to be hospitalized, staffers in his office said.
Pará Governor Helder Barbalho, in a social media post, said he had also tested positive after members of his staff came down with the virus, although he had no symptoms.
Both governors called for people of their states to obey home shelter guidelines to avoid spreading the virus.
“I ask you once again to stay at home. As everyone can tell, the disease doesn’t make exceptions for anyone and the contagion is fast,” Witzel said.
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