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Brazil’s 58 cities will cancel Carnival 2022 celebrations due to pandemic health conditions

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58 Brazilian cities will cancel Carnival celebrations for next year due to the health condition caused by the pandemic

At least 58 Brazilian cities in the state of So Paulo jointly announced the cancellation of Carnival celebrations for next year, Due to the health condition arising out of the coronavirus pandemic,

so it will be For the second year in a row mass acts on the streets in Botukatu, Sorocaba, Poa or Suzano have been suspended, as reported by the Brazilian portal G1,

“It was unanimously decided that Cities will not organize carnivals in honor of victims of COVID-19 and fear of a new wave of coronavirusCelso Romano, mayor of the city of Guariba, a municipality where twelve localities met to discuss the matter.

For its part, the authorities in the city of So Paulo set up a program while In other places, such as Recife, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro or Belo Horizonte, they want to form a committee. In charge of making decisions about it.

Brazilian cities on alert for pandemic
Brazilian cities on alert for pandemic

Although occupancy rates in hospitals are lower and infection figures are encouraging compared to months ago, Municipal officials are on alert for fear that the celebrations could be escalating. of positive cases and deaths.

what’s more, Some cities explained that their economic situation prevented them from facing the investment involved in starting the carnival., while Sao Paulo’s Secretary of State for Regional Development pointed out that cities can decide whether to celebrate the event without informing the state administration.

Brazil 10,312 new cases and 284 deaths related to COVID-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours, According to the data released by the government this Tuesday, with moderate progress during the day in terms of slowdown in the pandemic.

From the first infection on 26 February 2020 and from the first death on 12 March of the same year, both in So Paulo, The country adds 22,030,182 cases and total deaths to 613,066According to the recent Epidemiological Bulletin of the Ministry of Health.

Municipal officials remain on alert for fear that the celebration could lead to a surge in positive cases and deaths
Municipal officials remain on alert for fear that the celebration could lead to a surge in positive cases and deaths

Average number of cases rose marginally to 9,214 daily infections in the last week, which is higher than 8,330 for the weekly period ended last Saturday, when it hit its lowest level so far this year and the lowest level since May 2020.

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Meanwhile, the average of daily deaths in the past week stood at 227 this Tuesday. WasAccording to the National Council of Health Secretaries (CONAS), above 195 on Saturday, which was the lowest of the year and the lowest since April 2020.

According to the report of the Ministry of Health, in a country with a population of 213 million 21,247,982 patients have been cured of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirusWhich is 96.4% of the total number of infected.

One of the three countries most affected by the pandemic in absolute numbers, along with Brazil, the United States and India, Records a death rate of 292 deaths per 100,000 residents And in this ratio the number of infected people is 10,483.

According to the total population, Brazil has managed to immunize 61.7% of its residents with a full cycle of two doses or a single application,

(With information from Europa Press and EFE)

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