Florianópolis Completes One Month with No Coronavirus Deaths

According to the Mayoralty, factors such as increased testing, basic health monitoring, and decreased public transportation helped to contain cases in the city.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, June 4th, the city of Florianópolis completed one month without new deaths from Covid-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The last recorded death in the capital of Santa Catarina state occurred on May 4th.

In all, seven deaths and 710 cases of the novel coronavirus were officially recorded in Florianópolis. The capital of Santa Catarina is no longer the city with the highest number of cases in the state, behind Concórdia (955) and Chapecó (944), both of which have large meatpacking business establishments.

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