RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In São Paulo capital, the rolling average of deaths reached 36 on Wednesday, September 30th - a 29.4 percent decline from the rate of 52 recorded two weeks ago. Over the same period, the number of cases dropped 15.2 percent from 1,097.6 to 941.7. It was the fifth consecutive day that the average fell below 1,000.
The scenario is quite different in Belo Horizonte, where the case rate increased 26.8 percent in the period (from 311.9 to 395.6) and the death rate rose 17.4 percent (from . . .