Pernambuco State to Close Beaches Next Week if Crowds Are Still Observed

Pernambuco is a state in northeast Brazil, on the Atlantic Ocean. Its capital, Recife, features a port, old town and popular beach area of Boa Viagem.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over an online press conference on Wednesday afternoon, State Health Secretary André Longo and State Justice and Human Rights Secretary Pedro Eurico alerted the population of Pernambuco to the behavior observed in parks and, especially, on the state's beaches.

According to them, the next few days will be decisive for making a decision regarding access to these sites. Unless there is a new attitude when using these areas, the chance of a new closure is not excluded, repeating the scenario of the harshest months of Covid-19 in the state, in 2020.

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