Barra da Tijuca Records More Coronavirus Cases Than 57 Municipalities in Rio State

The municipality of Rio records 1,905 confirmed cases; most other hard-hit municipalities are located in the Rio metropolitan region.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to data from the Municipal Health Secretariat, the upscale district of Barra da Tijuca, in the city's West Zone, is home to more Covid-19 cases than any other district or municipality in the State of Rio, except for the capital itself.

The figure is higher than the confirmed cases in the state of Rio de Janeiro's 57 municipalities.

The city of Rio records 1,905 confirmed cases, followed by Niterói, a metropolitan region, with 120 infections.

Below are the municipalities with the most confirmed cases; all save Petrópolis and Volta . . .

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