With ICUs at full capacity, Brazil’s South adopts restrictive measures and strict enforcement policies

In Curitiba, in the early hours of Friday to Saturday, a large group of people had to be dispersed with tear gas in a region that concentrates several bars, as the clients refused to go home.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group violating curfew was dispersed by the Paraná state police, where the governor is aligned to Bolsonaro. "Not even if beds were infinite would there be capacity for care," alerts health manager.

Paraná dawned last Saturday, February 27th under a lockdown. Only essential services are allowed, and circulation on the streets between 8 PM and 5 AM is banned until March 8th. Next door, neighboring Santa Catarina followed a similar measure, although only over weekends, and determined that non-essential services close between 11 PM and 6 AM.

In Rio Grande do Sul, the so . . .

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