The candidate for the Presidency of the Republic by the PDT, Ciro Gomes, tested positive for Covid-19. The information was released, this Monday (9/5), by the former governor of Ceará on social networks.
On his Twitter profile, Ciro Gomes said that he has mild symptoms of the disease and that, with the diagnosis, he was forced to suspend campaign activities.
Unfortunately I tested positive for Covid. The symptoms are mild and, God willing, I will soon be recovered. I am forced to suspend pre-campaign activities. But, with due precautions, I will #CIROGAMEStomorrow, straight from my house. pic.twitter.com/FEL5tfgBkE
— Ciro Gomes (@cirogomes) May 9, 2022
The pedestrian had already contracted the disease in October 2020. At the time, he also reported suffering from milder symptoms of the infection.
Like Ciro, the MDB candidate for the Planalto Palace, Simone Tebet, also had to paralyze the electoral campaign, after her husband, Eduardo Rocha, was confirmed to have been infected by the new coronavirus.
Last Friday (5/6), the vice-presidential candidate on Lula’s ticket, former São Paulo governor Geraldo Alckmin (PSB), also tested positive for Covid-19. Due to the diagnosis, Alckmin participated in the official launch of Lula’s pre-candidacy for the Planalto Palace through video.
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