Brazil: 98 Confirmed Covid-19 Cases, Community Transmission in Rio and São Paulo

Community transmission occurs in cases where it is impossible to trace the infection course of the virus.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, March 13th, the Ministry of Health released a new report on confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (Sars-Cov-2 or Covid-19) in Brazil: 98 cases. In addition, the report highlights the following:

  • 98 confirmed cases, against 77 on Thursday
  • 1,485 suspected cases
  • 1,344 discarded cases

The Ministry of Health also reported that there are cases of community transmission in the cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. According to the portfolio, the cases of community transmission are those in which . . .

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