RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health released further information on the coronavirus cases in Brazil during a press conference on Thursday morning, March 12th.
Currently, 930 suspected cases are being monitored. Out of the total confirmed cases, nine (15 percent) are by local transmission, when it is possible to relate the patient to a confirmed case; and 51 (85 percent) of cases are "imported", i.e. from people who traveled abroad.
The ministry made it clear that in Brazil there is still no so-called "community transmission" - when it is not possible to determine where the infected person . . .