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Director-General of Health of Portugal is infected with Covid-19

Graça Freitas has mild symptoms


The person responsible for the national health authority and one of the main spokespersons for the evolution of the pandemic in the country was tested during the night of Tuesday after having had contact with an infected person, advances the “Expresso”. The test result was positive and Graça Freitas has mild symptoms.

To ensure maximum speed, the reference laboratory, the Dr. Ricardo Jorge Institute, kept a team working to guarantee the utmost urgency in the analysis, notes the same newspaper. According to the publication, Health Minister Marta Temido was also tested at home, where a team went. During the night, another group of professionals in charge of testing high figures of the country traveled to Leiria, to test the Assistant Secretary of State and Health, António Sales. Their family members and drivers were also tested.

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