June 1, 2023

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Rio de Janeiro removes the obligation to wear a mask

In Rio, more than 65% of the population is fully vaccinated. This is a significant victory for us, ”the Governor welcomed.

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Not yet back to normal, but a sign that the situation is improving. Governor Claudio Castro announced Wednesday (Oct. 27) that it will not be mandatory to wear a mask outside the state of Rio de Janeiro from Thursday. “We’re going to make it more flexible to wear a mask outside., The governor was delighted on Twitter.

Masks will only be mandatory in closed areas that are open to the public. “Thanks to the improvement of the vaccine and the low transmission rate” Of Govit-19. In fact, the number of daily new deaths has dropped drastically in recent weeks due to the progress of the vaccine. In Rio, more than 65% of the population is fully vaccinated. In this city, nightclubs and concert halls will be allowed to reopen, measuring 50% of their capacity.

Relaxations are expected in other cities across the country. In Brasilia, mandatory external mask removal should come into effect from November 3rd. Authorities in the country’s largest metropolitan area, So Paulo, are considering doing the same, but a date has not yet been announced.

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