São Paulo’s Education Secretary tests positive for coronavirus

. Jun 03, 2020
Rossieli Soares, São Paulo's Education Secretary tests positive for coronavirus Rossieli Soares, São Paulo's Education Secretary, tests positive for the coronavirus. Photo: GOVESP

Rossieli Soares, the chief education officer in the state of São Paulo, announced that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. On social media, he says he is feeling fine, as are members of his family. Mr. Soares undergoes treatment at a hospital and said his team shall be tested too. Several cabinet members of São Paulo’s local administration have already been diagnosed with Covid-19, including doctor David Uip, who was forced to step down as the coordinator of the state’s crisis committee. 

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Natália Scalzaretto

Natália Scalzaretto has worked for companies such as Santander Brasil and Reuters, where she covered news ranging from commodities to technology. Before joining The Brazilian Report, she worked as an editor for Trading News, the information division from the TradersClub investor community.

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