Governor restricts night crowds in São Paulo after record Covid-19 hospitalizations

Doria said that individuals attending parties will not be fined, but given a warning. The governor explained that anyone hosting parties will be fined.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  After São Paulo State set a record for covid-19 hospitalizations, governor João Doria (PSDB) on Wednesday announced restrictions on movement between 11 PM and 5 AM in all São Paulo municipalities starting next Friday, February 26th.

The measure, effective between February 26th and March 14th, is a further attempt to "reduce crowds and gatherings that may occur mainly at night," explained Paulo Menezes, coordinator of the Covid-19 Contingency Center, at a press conference alongside the governor. Illegal gatherings, already banned, are the main target of the measure, which should not punish . . .

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