The President of Caixa has been diagnosed with COVID-19 – poca Negócios

The President of Caixa has been diagnosed with COVID-19 - poca Negócios

The president of Caixa was diagnosed with COVID-19 (Photo: Marcelo Camargo / Agnia Brasil)

President of federal savings bankhandjob Pedro Guimaraes, is with COVID-19. The diagnosis, released this Sunday, came five days after the isolation recommended by the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA). The economist was part of the presidential delegation that went to New York in the United States last week to attend the United Nations General Assembly.

During the visit, Guimaraes posed without a mask with President Jair Bolsonaro and health ministers, Marcelo Quiroga and Secretary General Luiz Eduardo Ramos. Besides the cardiologist, who is in quarantine in New York, two other members of the delegation were also diagnosed with the disease: Congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro (PSL-SP) and a high-ranking diplomat, who was not identified.

Besides them, the Minister of Agriculture, Tereza Cristina, and the Union’s Attorney General, Bruno Bianco, are also with COVID-19. Both had contacts with the President’s son.

On Wednesday, the government announced that 50 people who were part of the delegation have been put in isolation
After contacting Queiroga. According to the Palacio do Planalto, Bolsonaro had no symptoms and will remain in the Palacio do Alvorada for five days, counting from his last contact with Quiroga on Tuesday. Today, the President said that his test for Covid-19 came back negative.

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