Alert: Circulation Restrictions Against Covid-19 Second Wave Should Be Restored

With an increase in cases and hospitalizations, state and municipal governments are preparing measures to restrict economic activities in the coming weeks.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health Secretaries and governors of several states in Brazil claim that the second wave of Covid-19 is a fact in Brazil. And data endorse this observation.

A Fiocruz survey shows that there is an upward trend in the number of cases in at least 12 Brazilian capitals. Of this total, seven have ICU bed occupancy rates exclusive for the disease exceeding 80%, when the ideal would be for it to fall below 70%.

Health authorities believe that several states and cities will impose restrictive measures on circulation and economic activities in the coming weeks. As . . .

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