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Over the phone, the lawyer Julmar Rocha Lima de Barros told that son Ari is in the Base Hospital, in Brasilia, since the night of Wednesday, the 25th. He had been diagnosed with covid-19 on the 18th and was in isolation at home. However, he had a fever, a worsening of his clinical condition and was hospitalized.
Ari is a captain of the Military Police of the Federal District and, according to the decree of the GSI of February this year, serves in the government as a military technical assistant. According to the family, he assures the president of events and some trips, but he was not in the delegation that went to Florida, in the United States, earlier this month. Twenty-three people who were with the president on this trip tested positive for new coronavirus.
According to Julmar, only members of the PM have visited Ari. “We in the family, they do not allow access as a precaution. But he sent me a message that he is fine and slept all night. This is a victory for us, ”said the 74-year-old lawyer. Ari is married and the father of two children.
The military, according to his mother’s report, is conscious and is not wearing respirators. Julmar says that the son practices sports and is in good health. “He is new, very studious. He is also an athlete, plays a lot of sports, takes care of his health properly. With faith in God, he will get out of this ”, he said.
The mother of the PM captain also reported that she was informed that a Presidency employee was at the hospital to find out about her son’s health conditions.
“He is very accomplished at work. He says he likes the president very much, he is very attentive, greets everyone and makes no distinction from anyone. In fact, someone from the Presidency has already visited. ”