RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After three months of restrictions due to the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, street trade in the city of Rio de Janeiro opened its doors again on Saturday, from 11 AM to 5 PM, with authorization from Mayor Marcelo Crivella.
The plan to relax the actions to fight Covid-19 in the city provided for the release of street trade only on July 2nd, but the measure was brought forward by Crivella. According to the City Hall, the early opening occurred after an assessment by the scientific council advising the Mayor on pandemic-related measures . . .