Covid-19: 8 Brazilian capital cities show drop in severe cases of respiratory diseases

Fiocruz explained that, at a national level, research suggests that reported SARS cases in Brazil as a whole are showing evidence of long-term decline over the past 6 weeks, and short-term decline over the past 3 weeks.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) detected a drop in hospitalizations for the so-called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 8 Brazilian capitals, after the second week of January, through a survey published in the InfoGripe report.

These are Belém (PA), Belo Horizonte (MG), Brasília (DF), Cuiabá (MT), Curitiba (PR), Rio de Janeiro (RJ) and São Paulo (SP). A drop has also been detected in Manaus (AM), but it is still unclear if a data backlog in the region may be behind a limited calculation of cases in the current scenario.

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