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Rio lives a decisive week for the future of the pandemic, says municipal health secretary

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The public and private hospital network in Rio has an ICU occupancy rate above 90% and the waiting line for hospitalizations has been breaking records day after day for almost a week. There are almost a thousand people waiting for a vacancy, most of them for an ICU.

In recent weeks, there has also been an intense demand for care in the primary care network with suspected Covid-19 cases. "It is certainly the decisive week, more important is that all health units will vaccinate 40 thousand people per day to hold this moment (more complicated . . .

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