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Covid-19: Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro to lift some restrictive measures by late November

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health Secretary Soranz confirmed the city's intention to publish a decree on Monday eliminating the use of masks in open spaces. The ordinance should come into effect the day after publication.

The municipal scientific committee established that the end of the obligation to wear masks outdoors should occur once 65% of the Rio de Janeiro population has completed the two vaccine doses. According to the Secretary, this percentage is expected to be reached on Monday, October 25.

"Rio is in its 9th week with a decrease in the number of cases and hospitalizations, which allows . . .

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