Warning: Low Isolation Rate in São Paulo Will Lead to “Tremendous Difficulties”

Governor João Doria warned yesterday that cities with isolation rates under 50 percent would automatically be excluded from quarantine relaxation measures.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The isolation rate in São Paulo was again under 50 percent last Monday, May 4th. According to data released by the State Health Secretariat, the state recorded 47 percent isolation, a figure lower than the minimum required to tackle the coronavirus.

In the capital, isolation rate stood at 48 percent.

"It is not possible to work with such a number. The minimum of 50 percent is consistently not being reached. We need to improve this every day. We will face tremendous difficulties within a month if this number does not exceed 50 percent," alerted David . . .

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