To contain the coronavirus, Curitiba imposes restrictions and closes non-essential activities – Prime Time Zone

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New measures were announced on Friday, the 28th, and will continue until the 9th of June; see what can work in the capital of Paraná

Image: Disclosure / Creative commons licenseRestrictions take effect this Saturday, 29

To contain the progress of the coronavirus, the prefecture of Curitiba announced new restrictive measures, including the closure of non-essential activities. The news was announced on Friday, 28, and will extend until June 9 in the capital of Paraná. Among the measures, there is the adoption of a curfew that will run from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am. O business street users will be able to answer through delivery 9 am to 7 pm between Monday and Saturday, and must remain closed on Sunday. Restaurants will be able to operate from 10am to 10pm every day of the week via delivery e take away (pick up at the counter). For snack bars, the time is longer: from 6 am to 10 pm. Establishments that can operate in person must restrict access to one person per family and must respect a maximum of 50% occupancy. You bus should operate at half the full capacity.

According to the city hall, the main objective of the measures is to reduce the circulation of people around the city, which, consequently, will “decrease the spread of the virus among the population”. In the statement on the decree, the city administration said that there are about 10,000 people with the active virus. The city also reported that it expanded the service provided by the health network, saying that until next Monday, 31, all Emergency Care Units (UPAs) will start to make hospitalizations for cases of Covid-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Curitiba has registered 211,557 cases and 5,323 deaths caused by the disease.