Brazilian mayor, elected in November while in a COVID-19 coma

Rio de Janeiro – Magito Vuela, a Brazilian politician who was elected mayor of the city of Goia while in a coma due to Kovid-19, died of complications from the disease, it was announced on his personal Instagram account on Wednesday.

“It is with deep regret that we report the death of Maguito Viella, the mayor of Goinia,” the statement said. Local media said that he was 71 years old.

Maguito Villala.Through facebook

Vilela’s surprise election from her hospital bed made international headlines. This is a vivid example of the reach of thethe coronavirus epidemic in Brazil, which has the world’s worst COVID-19 deaths outside the United States. About 205,000 people have died in Brazil from COVID-19, with 8.2 million people infected with the virus.

A former senator of the Centrist Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, Vilela tested positive for coronovirus on 20 October. A week later, he arrived at Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, and has spent most of his time either intubated or in an apostle. Coma.

In November, he was elected mayor of Goinia, a city of 1.5 million people in central Brazil. He secured 52.6% votes.

The Instagram statement said, “The family is transferring the corpse from Sao Paulo to Goise and must be buried in Jatai, his native land.”

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