Coronavirus Advancing Towards Rio’s Outskirts

The situation in Rio reflects what Health Minister Mandetta declared -- community transmission of the virus is now a reality throughout Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Data from the Municipal Health Secretariat summarized in a report late Friday shows that novel coronavirus cases are moving towards the most impoverished and remote neighborhoods in the city of Rio de Janeiro. In all, there are 94 people infected in the municipality, 16 of them Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?