RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Municipal Health Secretariat of São Paulo confirmed today (20) that the capital has already seen eight cases of the delta variant of the new coronavirus, which is believed to have originated in India. Last week, City Hall had already confirmed that the city was facing municipal transmission of the Delta variant.
The first autochthonous case (transmission within the community) of variant Delta in São Paulo was confirmed on July 6. It involved a 45-year-old man with no travel history who presented with mild symptoms of Covid-19 without requiring hospitalization. Until . . .