Covid-19: Governor of Brazil’s Federal District wants to disoblige mask use in open environments

The transmission rate of the disease in DF has been falling for about two weeks. This Sunday, 24, the epidemiological bulletin pointed out that the index scored 0.80. This means that 100 people can transmit covid to 80.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The governor of the Federal District (DF), Ibaneis Rocha (MDB), wants the use of masks against Covid-19 no longer to be mandatory in open environments from November 15.

Ibaneis said on Monday, October 25, however, that there is no date to relax the protection in closed places. The use of masks has been mandatory in DF since April last year.

"We know that it is advancing a lot, the transmission rates are dropping a lot. This already gives us a horizon in the sense of releasing the use of masks at least in open environments . . .

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