Covid-19: Brazil Maintains Low Transmission Rate for Unprecedented Period

This week, the rate recorded stands at 0.99, which represents a slight increase compared to 0.95 last week, but still within the deceleration range.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the first time since April, Brazil has achieved significnt progress in one of the main Covid-19 control indicators: the country has succeeded in keeping the rate of transmission of the novel coronavirus below 1 for two consecutive weeks, according to data from Imperial College, London.

This week, the rate recorded stands at 0.99, which represents a slight increase compared to 0.95 last week, but still within the deceleration range.

In August, Brazil succeeded for the first time in four months in reducing the transmission rate of the novel coronavirus to a level . . .

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