Despite the classification of ‘very high risk’ of infection by the new coronavirus in Londrina, Mayor Marcelo Belinati (PP) ruled out the adoption of more restrictive measures and minimized the analysis of the purple flag indicator in isolation. In a live held on social networks on the night of this Saturday (30), the mayor stated that “Londrina never used the issue of the flag”.
“He didn’t use it so much that, in September, the flags showed that we had to open everything. This is just another indicator, an index made by Conass [Conselho Nacional de Secretrios de Sade] and serves as a parameter, but other parameters are analyzed. We analyze it day by day, week by week. We have a technical team from the city hall, accompanied by UEL statisticians [Universidade Estadual de Londrina] who do all the calculations and allow us to understand what we’re going to need in subsequent weeks. […] This is not a reliable index. another indicator “, he argued.
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Viviani Costa – Grupo Folha