‘At the moment, we do not have indexes for a third wave of the pandemic’, says Marco Vinholi – Prime Time Zone


Regional Development Secretary of SP said that, in any case, if there is any fluctuation, the State is prepared

EFEMarco Vinholi stated that the State is monitoring the entry of the new strain of Covid-19, which came from India

The Regional Development Secretary of the State of Sao Paulo, Marco Vinholi, sees no indication of a third wave of the AIDS pandemic Covid-19 right now. According to him, despite the slight increase in the indexes released on Wednesday, the levels have been stable for about a month. “We have no indexes, at the moment, for a third wave of the pandemic. We keep watching. We have had an occupancy rate at this level for a month, we have this stability. We prepare all the time, we continue with hospital assistance. And, if there is a fluctuation, we will be prepared. We are working towards vaccination and that is what will prevent new waves ”, he said. Yesterday, the government of the State of SP announced the extension of the emergency phase do São Paulo Traffic News until at least the 14th of June.

At this stage, all commercial, religious and service activities can operate from 6 am to 9 pm with 40% of the total capacity. The curfew is from 9 pm to 5 am the next day. The State, however, is betting on testing extension e do contact monitoring to try to count the progress of the pandemic. São Paulo should also carry out ten test events between June and July to assess the feasibility of gradually returning these activities. In an interview with Morning newspaper, gives Young pan, Vinholi reinforced the need to maintain the use of protection mask it’s the social distancing. “We continue, day after day, working with these practices against the coronavirus”, he added.

Marco Vinholi said that the State is monitoring the entry of the new strain of Covid-19, which came from India, and has already had seven confirmed cases in Brazil. One of them was confirmed by the Secretary of Health of São Paulo yesterday, but it refers to a man from the city of Campos dos Goytacazes, in Rio de Janeiro, who landed in Guarulhos. The other six cases are in São Luís, Maranhão. “We are starting the vaccination of airport workers in the state of São Paulo tomorrow and we continue with care, monitoring the interior. This caution [de manter a fase de transição] it has to do with the general figures presented by the pandemic – which has remained within a range of oscillation since March 28 ”. Regarding a new strain from the interior of São Paulo, the secretary stated that, to date, it is very similar to that of Wuhan and it poses no major risks – despite being monitored.