One in Ten São Paulo Residents Has Had Covid-19; Infection Rate Highest in Periphery

A serological sample of the municipality's population was tested, showing that 1.2 million people have had contact with the disease, seven times higher than the number officially recorded.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One in every ten residents of the city of São Paulo has already been infected with the novel coronavirus. A new test performed by the City on a sample of the population, the so-called serological survey, found that 1.2 million people in the city have had contact with Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?