The first person to die of Coronavirus in Rio was a domestic worker whose employer didn’t tell her she was at risk after he came home from Italy. There are so many race and gender dimensions to this crisis that we are not taking into account.
Rio's first COVID-19 victim. She was a domestic worker. Her boss came back from Italy, didn't tell her she was at risk, and kept relying on her to clean the house. Brutal inequality, and the brutal stupidity of Brazil's ruling class, literally kill people.
Brazil's first death from #covid19 was a domestic worker in a house whose employer had been to Italy. This is why we need to recognise the gendered impact #covid19 and recognise that paid (and unpaid) care work puts women at risk