São Paulo Governor Relaxes Quarantine, Opens Malls Despite High Covid-19 Mortality

Despite not achieving the goals set for the re-opening, the state splits the return to activities into five stages, as applied to different administrative regions.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The governor of São Paulo, João Doria, announced on Wednesday, May 27th, that he will launch the plan for the reopening of economic activities throughout the state as of June 1st.

However, the plan is not yet the end of the quarantine enforced to contain the coronavirus and initially scheduled to end on May 31st. "The quarantine will be maintained, but with the conscious resumption of some economic activities," he said at a press conference on Wednesday.

In practice, this means that commercial sectors, such as malls, may open next Monday in the capital . . .

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