City of São Paulo Will Not Reopen on June 1st; Protocols Must Be in Place Beforehand

The sectors that may reopen must submit protocol proposals from June 1st, which will be assessed by the monitoring department and only then endorsed by the Mayor.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Mayor of São Paulo, Bruno Covas, announced on Thursday, May 28th, that no sector may reopen as of next Monday, June 1st. Despite Wednesday's announcement by the state government that the city may already start to relax the isolation measures for Covid-19, Covas clarified that the final decision rests with the Mayors.

"The state has not said at any point that the cities will reopen from June 1st. It is delegating this decision to the cities," he said at a media conference earlier yesterday afternoon.

According to the Mayor, as of next . . .

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