Ailing Paralympians in Rio de Janeiro were forced to return home on Sunday after being forced to leave Rio for a month for post-traumatic strain syndrome athletes.
The Paralympian World Cup, which is taking place in Rio, is set to start on July 25, with the games opening to the public on July 26.
Brazil has seen a spate of mass shootings in recent months, with some of the deadliest incidents involving young men of color.
The athletes have been taking part in the Paralympican championships for the past six years.
Brazilian Paralympists who have been diagnosed with the condition have taken to social media to vent their frustration, accusing authorities of treating them like “children.”
Brazil has an estimated one million Paralympias.
Paralympia athletes and spectators react to the shooting at the Paralymics at the Maracana stadium in Rio on February 14, 2021.
A spokeswoman for Rio de Janiero state governor Eduardo Paes said that Rio’s national team was on its way back to the city of Campinas after they had spent three days in the city due to a virus outbreak.
The state governor has ordered a team to start arriving in Campinas on Sunday, which will then head to Campinas for a day-long training camp.
Paes added that there would be no more media appearances or media coverage of the Paralymic games until all the athletes have returned to the capital of Rio.
“We want to reassure everyone that our athletes and our officials are fully safe,” Paes added.
In the past month, Brazil has suffered an influx of Ebola cases, with more than 1,500 cases reported since February.
The number of confirmed Ebola cases has also been climbing.