RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The interim governor of Rio de Janeiro, Claudio Castro, announced on Tuesday, Novmber 24th, that the state will implement mass testing to fight the increase in the number of Covid-19 deaths and cases. Despite the growth, Castro discarded implementing more restrictive measures in the state - the so-called lockdown - for the time being and pledged to intensify inspection.
The acting governor's announcement comes at a time when Rio de Janeiro is recording an increase in the number of Covid deaths and cases in the state. The rolling average of deaths on Tuesday showed a . . .