Coastal city registers community transmission of Covid-19



Photo: Guaraqueçaba City Hall

The Municipal Health Department of Guaraqueçaba, on the coast of Paraná, issued a statement to people who participated in some events held in the municipality, between the 6th and 14th of November, look for the health unit to test the new coronavirus.

According to the folder, there was a community transmission of Covid-19 in the city, after a person with a positive diagnosis had disobeyed the rules imposed by health surveillance and participated in the meetings.

Also according to the statement, the person has already contaminated the elderly, young people and adults and they also transmitted it to family members.

The municipal secretary of Health, Nilza Ferreira Rederd, says that several people have already sought the health unit of the headquarters, where there is a wing for Covid-19 and were diagnosed with the disease.

Also according to the secretary, the municipality had controlled the transmission of the disease and had not registered any cases a few days ago, but now the concern has returned.

According to the epidemiological bulletin released by the Municipal Health Secretariat of Guaraqueçaba, this Wednesday (18), the city already has 81 confirmed cases, 48 ​​suspected cases and four deaths from the disease.

Reporter William Bittar

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