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Capital decrees abolish the requirement to wear a mask in enclosed spaces | Health

Capital decrees abolish the requirement to wear a mask in enclosed spaces | Health
Capital decrees abolish the requirement to wear a mask in enclosed spaces | Health

Capital decrees end of mandatory use of mask in closed places

The mayor of Campo Grande, Marquinhos Trad (PSD), announced this Monday (21) that the use of face protection mask in closed places will no longer be mandatory.  A new decree will be published on Tuesday (22) bringing all the rules, at first, it will still be mandatory to use public transport buses, in addition to hospitals and health units.

According to Marquinhos, the release was only possible after evaluating the situation of the Covid virus in the Capital, through epidemiological bulletins and science data, provided by the Municipal Health Department (Sesau).

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According to the data, in February there were 32,000 tests performed, of which 13,000 tested positive.  In the current month, there were 13,000 exams with just over a thousand confirmed cases so far.

“All decisions are made based on science and with bulletins from the Department of Health.  At the last meeting, we had 144 hospitalized, today we have 74. We had an average of seven deaths a day and today, glory to God, one death.  15 days ago, 10,071 confirmed cases, today, 961. And what brings us the certainty of flexibility is the number of exams and the positivity of these exams.  In February, 32,357 people took the test and 13,705 tested positive, 42.3%;  In March, 6,300 tests and less than 16% tested positive”, justified the mayor.

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Marquinhos also informed that he will meet again later for new decisions about whether or not to use the mask.  “The use of the mask is optional throughout the geographic territory of Campo Grande.  The decree will come out tomorrow and can be re-evaluated in 15 days if flexible or restrictive measures are necessary”, added the mayor to journalists.

The use of masks will still be mandatory in hospital environments, nursing homes and nursing homes, in public transport and also in app and taxi cars.  In addition, people with comorbidities and respiratory symptoms will be guided by Sesau to continue using the masks.

Source: Kunal Thakur, Direct News 99, Googly Market