The hospitalization of President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) in a hospital in São Paulo during the night and the possibility of suspending the cruise season in Brazil are among the highlights of the 5 facts in the morning of January 3, 2022.
Jair Bolsonaro at the hospital
The President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro (PL), was admitted to the Vila Nova Star hospital, in São Paulo, during this morning. The reason for the hospitalization and the state of health of the president have not yet been disclosed. Bolsonaro was on vacation in San Francisco do Sul (SC), along with the first lady, Michelle Bolsonaro, and their daughter Laura. On the last night, he left Fort Marechal Luz by helicopter for Joinville, where he boarded the presidential plane.
Suspension of cruises
The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) must send a recommendation to the Ministry of Health this Monday (3) so that cruises in the country are suspended. The measure comes after three ships present cases of Covid-19. Yesterday, MSC Preziosa arrived at the port of Rio de Janeiro with at least 28 infected with the disease.
The rapid advancement of the Ômicron variant caused the cancellation of nearly 4,000 flights worldwide last Sunday (2), according to an air traffic tracking website. In the United States alone, 2355 flights failed to take off in the last 24 hours.
rains in Bahia
The federal government must send medical assistance to the state of Bahia today, to assist victims of floods in the southern region of the state. According to data from the state Civil Defense, 25 people died and another 90,000 people had to leave their homes.
Tension between US and Russia
US President Joe Biden has told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that he will act “decisively” if Russia makes an invasion of the eastern European country. About 100,000 Russian soldiers are on the border between the countries.
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Reference: CNN Brasil