Covid-19: Brazil’s transmission rate lowest in 10 months – ICL

An Imperial College study shows that the rate stands at 0.81. In November 2020, the transmission rate reached 0.68.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Imperial College London (ICL) weekly survey, the coronavirus transmission rate in Brazil has reached its lowest level since November 2020, at 0.81. The figure shows that every 100 infected people transmit the virus to 81 others.

Ten months ago, the rate stood at 0.68. When the rate falls below 1, there is a stabilizing trend in cases. The Brazilian figures have been dropping in recent weeks, and have been lower than 1 since late August.

The rate published is nationwide, which means that it does not take into account the situation of . . .

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