Even with predominant Delta variant, Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro says it has a drop in hospitalizations

While severe Covid cases in New York are at a 4-month high because of Delta, the variant appears to be behaving much more peacefully in Rio de Janeiro.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In contrast to largely vaccinated countries such as Israel, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe, where the number of admissions and deaths due to the delta variant is increasing, it appears to be quite different in Rio de Janeiro.

Although the Delta variant corresponds to 95.8% of the covid-19 cases in Rio, the city has registered a decrease in the pandemic indicators, caused, in the city hall's evaluation .... because of vaccination.

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