President Jair Bolsonaro should pay a fine for stopping working to abide by state health security guidelines at a public occasion, the guv of Maranhao state said, as Brazil has a hard time to include the Covid -19 pandemic.
Health authorities submitted the case versus Bolsonaro “for the promotion in Maranhao of gatherings with no sanitary safeguards. The law applies to everyone,” the guv of the northeastern state, leftist Flavio Dino, tweeted late Friday.
Dino advised the general public that events of more than 100 individuals are prohibited in his state, and making use of face masks is obligatory.
Bolsonaro’s workplace has 15 days to appeal, after which the quantity of the fine will be set. The workplace did not respond to ask for remark from AFP.
On Friday, Bolsonaro given out rural home titles in Acailandia, some 500 kilometres (310 miles from Sao Luis, capital of Maranhao state.
At the occasion, the maskless Bolsonaro blasted Governor Dino as a “chubby dictator.”
The reactionary Brazilian president opposes Covid confinement guidelines, and has actually assaulted state guvs who enforce regional health limitations as “dictators.”
Brazil has the world’s second-highest coronavirus death toll, after the United States.
The very first case in Brazil of the Indian Covid -19 variation was verified Thursday in Maranhao– among the nation’s poorest states– amongst 6 team members of a freight ship signed up in Hong Kong.
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