Rio City Hall Decides to Extend Phase 5 of Social Isolation Relaxation

The resumption was divided into six phases, with a 15-day duration forecast should the Covid-19 contamination and death curve remain stable.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, August 16th, Mayor Marcelo Crivella announced that phase 5 of the plan to relax social isolation measures in the city would be extended for a further 15 days.

The city hall stated that Covid-19's indicators in Rio are favorable, within normal and under control for what was expected at this time. However, the restrictive measures are being maintained.

Crivella appealed to the younger generation, referring mainly to those who have been crowding into neighborhoods in the South and West zones, to refrain from doing so in order to avoid adding to the . . .

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