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Rio de Janeiro governor tests positive for Covid-19 for second time

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio de Janeiro governor Cláudio Castro tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, January 2, according to a social media post.

Castro decided to be tested for the virus after State Treasury Secretary Nelson Rocha, with whom he had met in person last Wednesday, advised him that he had tested positive for the disease on Friday, December 31.

The governor has a mild cold and has been administered two vaccine doses. He is waiting for the fourth month to receive the booster dose.

Castro had been infected in December 2020 for the first time.

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