Brazil Records Lowest Coronavirus Contagion Rate Since Late April

Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Chile are also in the group of South American countries that see their transmission slowing down. Venezuela, Argentina, and Paraguay record an acceleration in contagion.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil is among the six South American countries that began the week with coronavirus transmission under control, according to Imperial College London calculations, known for monitoring epidemics.

The Brazilian transmission rate (Rt) estimated by the British Epidemic Monitoring Center is the lowest since the end of April.

The index is now 0.94, which means that every 100 infected individuals pass the coronavirus to another 94, which in turn spread the disease to another 88 . . .

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