posted on 18/10/2020 20:54 / updated on 18/10/2020 21:00
(credit: Marcelo Ferreira / CB / DA Press)
Diagnosed with covid-19 five days ago, the Secretary of Education of the Federal District, Leandro Cruz, needed to be admitted to a semi-intensive unit at Hospital Santa Luzia, this Sunday afternoon (10/18).
In a note, the Department of Education reported that the hospitalization occurred on medical recommendation. “The patient spent the day with a constant fever and a lot of tiredness, but his general condition is good and, as a precaution, he will be under observation for the next few days”, says the text.
The result of the secretary’s coronavirus exam came out last Wednesday afternoon (10/14). At the time, he had some symptoms, but he was doing well.
Leandro Cruz is not the first confirmed case of covid-19 in the first echelon of Governor Ibaneis Rocha (MDB). In addition to the governor himself, the deputy, Paco Britto, and secretaries, such as André Clemente and José Humberto Pires, had the disease. Everyone is recovered.
In the local legislature, district deputy Claudio Abrantes (PDT) was diagnosed with the disease and is hospitalized.