Quarantine and curfew in São Paulo will be lifted as of August 17

The state-wide rate of occupancy in ICU beds is 54%, and in Greater São Paulo at 49%. The daily average of new cases is 9,693, half of the peak in June.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state government of São Paulo announced, on Wednesday, 28, changes in the quarantine rules throughout the state.

Local retail and restaurant businesses will be able to open at 80% capacity (previously 60%) and between 6 a.m. and midnight (previously until 11 p.m.) starting August 1. The new regulation is valid until August 16.

The curfew will no longer exist. From August 17, there will no longer be a capacity limit.

Since the beginning of May, the government of João Doria decided to adopt a quarantine that he calls 'transition' in a . . .

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