São Paulo Satisfies Only Two of Six W.H.O. Reopening Criteria

The World Health Organization recommends that cities meet six criteria for reopening. However, the city government announces that it will receive proposals from the private sector.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Although the São Paulo City Hall has announced that it would receive proposals from private sector representatives to partially release the reopening of commercial activities, the city only meets two of the six criteria recommended by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to start relaxing social isolation, according to a report from the mayor's office, published last Friday.

According to the fourth Covid-19 Situational Report, for the time being, "preventing the escalation of transmission and achieving stability with low-level or close to zero transmission should be the priority". The text, prepared . . .

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