Covid-19 Transmission Rate Drops in Rio de Janeiro City

However, the rate is still high in the state, according to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic is starting to slow down in the city of Rio de Janeiro and the Metropolitan Region, although it remains very high in other regions of the state, according to data from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) Covid Meter, which measures the rate of contamination by the disease in state regions.

The June 16th data, based on the number of patients who started having symptoms up to June 6th, show that the speed at which the disease spread stood at 1.03 in the capital, considered as . . .

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